1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium petrophilum K.Krause

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Bahia).

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Rupicolous herb with erect stem to 30cm long, 4cm thick, old cataphylls persistent, up to 15cm long, membranous to fibrous, coppery-ferrugineous. LEAVES more-or-less rosulate in apical cluster; petiole to 45cm long, 0.7cm thick, shorter than blade, broadly sulcate on upper surface with sharply-angled margins, lower surface triangular in section with sharply keeled or narrowly winged central rib, apical pulvinus very swollen; leaf blade linear-lanceolate to linear-elliptic, to 75cm long, 7cm broad, coriaceous, dull green on upper surface, dull and slightly paler below, apex acute to subacute, base narrowly-cuneate to rounded; midrib flattened to rounded on upper surface, sharply-keeled below, main side veins forming inframarginal veins, venation almost completely obscured on lower surface in fresh material. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle to 100cm long, 0.5cm thick, much longer than petiole, elliptic to 1-4 costate in section, palle greyish-maroon, erect; spathe linear, to 15cm long, 2cm broad, shorter than or subequal to spadix, green, rose-tinged at apex and base, very widely spreading to reflexed, persistent; spadix narrowly-conic, to 25cm long, 0.7cm thick, erect, subsessile; teplas dark green, usually purplish tinged. INFRUCTESCENCE: Berries oblong to broadly-obovate to 0.9cm long, 0.7cm broad, rounded apically, dull blackish-purple at apex, white basally; seeds oblong to subcircular, flattened, to 0.6cm long, 0.4cm broad.
    Habitat
    Occurs as a rupicolous herb on rocky outcrops in the caatinga zone of central Bahia.
    Distribution
    Brazil (Bahia).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Northeast

    Anthurium petrophilum K.Krause appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 1, 1991 Taylor, N.P. [1565], Bahia K000302739
    Aug 1, 1991 Taylor, N.P. [1565], Bahia K000302736
    Aug 1, 1991 Taylor, N.P. [1565], Bahia K000302737
    Aug 1, 1991 Taylor, N.P. [1565], Bahia K000302738
    Feb 1, 1980 Ule, E. [7008], Bahia K000302743 syntype
    Brazil 44051.000
    Brazil 46968.000
    Harley, R.M. [19430], Brazil 46967.000
    Mayo, S. [859], Bahia K000302747
    Mayo, S. [859], Bahia K000302748
    Mayo, S. [859], Bahia K000302749
    Mayo, S. [859], Bahia K000302742
    Mayo, S. [859], Bahia K000302741
    Mayo, S. [859], Bahia K000302740
    Mayo, S. [858], Bahia K000302746
    Mayo, S. [858], Bahia K000302745
    Mayo, S. [858], Bahia K000302744
    Nadruz, M. [870], Pernambuco K000302750

    First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11: 607 (1932)

    Accepted by

    • 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

    CATE Araceae
    • Mayo, S.J.

    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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