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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Venezuela.

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Subrosulate herb with up to 6 erect to patent leaves. Stem very short with strongly abbreviated internodes, covered with the fibrous, persistent remnants of the cataphylls. LEAVES: Petiole 1.5 - 3 times shorter than the blade, up to 40 cm long, thick, semi-terete, geniculum ca. 1 cm long. Leaf blade coriaceous, rigid, oblong-elliptic or narrowly triangular, 3.7 - 5 times longer than wide, up to 62 cm long and 11 - 16.5 cm wide, primary veins on both sides 1 or 2 arising from the base of the wide midrib and curving upwards, the innermost pair joining into a sulcate collective vein running to the apex and remote from the margin, the outer pair when present not reaching above the middle of the blade and disappearing into the margin, truncate or subcordate at the base, acute or shortly acuminate at the apex, adaxially dark green with the primary lateral veins of the midrib numerous, slender and inconspicuous, abaxially greyish green with the midrib intensely rose-coloured, later becoming yellowish brown. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle 60 - 110 cm long. Spathe ascending or reflexed, coriaceous, sub-oblong, decurrent at the base, acuminate at the apex, up to 17.5 cm long, 2.2 cm wide, purplish to bronze green. Spadix sessile, dark purple, up to 26 cm long, 0.9 - 1.5 cm thick. Berries unknown.
    Distribution
    Venezuela.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Venezuela

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

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1983 Steyermark, J.A. [95008], Venezuela K000434258 paratype

    First published in Acta Bot. Venez. 10: 276 (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/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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