1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium paradisicum G.S.Bunting

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Venezuela (Aragua).

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Rosulate herb with ca. 8 leaves. Stem very abbreviated. LEAVES: Petiole pendent or patent, up to 56 cm long, up to 11 cm longer than the blade or shorter, dirty green, subterete, adaxially sulcate, geniculum reddish, 3 cm long. Leaf blade more-or-less pendent, coriaceous but brittle, smooth adaxially, dull dark green, in outline elongate ovate-triangular, sagittate at base, acute-acuminate at apex, up to 45 cm long, 18 cm wide, posterior lobes semi-circular, somewhat retrorse, 8.4 cm long, separated by a narrow sinus, primary lateral veins on each side with three arising from the base, the innermost curving and then running to the apex at 1 cm distance from the largin, the rest curved backwards and curving upwards then disappearing into the margin, basal ribs denuded in the sinus for 1 - 2.5 cm. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle up to 58 cm long. Spathe patent, dirty green, subcoriaceous, sub-oblong, clasping at the base, attenuated at the apex, up to 10 cm long and 2.6 cm wide, with revolute margins. Spadix nearly sessile, brown-purple, 9.7 - 13.5 cm long and 1 cm thick. Berries globose-ovoid, 1.3 - 1.5 cm long, and 1.2 - 1.5 cm thick, intensely wine-coloured.
    Distribution
    Venezuela.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Venezuela

    Anthurium paradisicum G.S.Bunting appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1968 Bunting, G.S. [3249], Venezuela K000434261 paratype
    Jan 1, 1968 Bunting, G.S. [3249], Venezuela K000434262 paratype

    First published in Acta Bot. Venez. 10: 275 (1975)

    Accepted by

    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • 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.

    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.
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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