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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Ecuador.

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Stems small, climbing, internodes 7 - 8 cm long, nearly 2 cm thick. Cataphylls rigid and longer than internodes. LEAVES: Petiole broadly sheathed at base, longer than blade, ca. 60 cm long. Blade oblong-ovate, cordate, shortly acuminate, ca. 45 cm long, 30 cm wide, posterior lobes semiovate, retrorse, 8 cm long, 15 cm ("1.5 cm") wide, 4 - 5 times shorter than anterior lobe, separated by a narrowly acute sinus, basal primary lateral veins on each side 4, curved and running into margin, the two innermost joining with the veins of the midrib into a collective vein near the margin. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle shorter than petiole, ca. 25 cm long. Spathe broadly lanceolate, acuminate, 12 cm long, 2.5 cm wide. Spadix with 1 cm long stipe, 9 cm long, 1.5 cm thick, cylindric, obtuse. Tepals 3 mm long, 1.5 mm wide. Stamens linear, 3 mm long. Pistil elongate-conoid, 5 - 6 mm long, 2 mm thick, exserted beyond the tepals.
    Distribution
    Ecuador, in the forests of the western slopes of Pichincha in the Lloa valley.
    Conservation
    Endangered (EN) Criteria: B1ab(iii)

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Anthurium pichinchae Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 426 (1898)

    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.

    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

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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