1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium ovatifolium Engl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & Central Colombia to Peru.

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 1325 - 2700 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba, epífita
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [CATE]

    CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011. araceae.e-monocot.org

    General Description
    Stems small, ca. 3 cm thick, internodes 10 - 12 cm long. Cataphylls ca. 20 cm long, 4 - 5 cm wide, covering the internodes and much longer than them, decomposing into matted mass of hairs. LEAVES: Petiole ca. 50 cm long, geniculum short, thick. Blade coriaceous, broadly ovate-cordate, ca. 35 cm long, 26 cm wide, posterior lobes short, separated by a broadly triangular sinus, apex obtuse, shortly apiculate, primary lateral veins on each side 4 - 5, arising near the base, 5 - 10 mm distant from each other basally, free, the two innermost converging at apex, the remainder curving and running into margin successively towards the base of the blade, secondary lateral veins numerous, transverse between the primaries and parallel to each other, ca. 8 - 10 mm apart. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle shorter than petiole, 25 - 30 cm long, laterally compressed, obtusely angled [in cross section]. Spathe herbaceous, greenish red, lanceolate, apex obtuse, soon reflexed, 10 -15 cm long, 3 cm wide. Spadix with 1 - 3 cm long stipe, 12 - 15 cm long, 1.5 cm thick, cylindric, obtuse, yellow-green.Tepals cuneate, twice as long as wide, 3 mm long. Ovary oblong, subcylindric, obtusely tetragonal, soon elongating after anthesis into a tetragonal style.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

    Anthurium ovatifolium Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 437 (1898)

    Accepted by

    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
    • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.

    Sources

    CATE Araceae
    Haigh, A., Clark, B., Reynolds, L., Mayo, S.J., Croat, T.B., Lay, L., Boyce, P.C., Mora, M., Bogner, J., Sellaro, M., Wong, S.Y., Kostelac, C., Grayum, M.H., Keating, R.C., Ruckert, G., Naylor, M.F. and Hay, A., CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011.
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0