1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium ramonense Engl. ex K.Krause

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Nicaragua to W. Colombia.

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    The species is known from Nicaragua to Colombia. In Costa Rica, the species is widespread on the Atlantic slope and rare on the Pacific slope. In Panama, the species is most abundant on the Atlantic slope but occurs also on the Pacific slope near the Continental Divide.
    General Description
    Epiphyte; stems short; roots pale green, in dense mass, ascending; cataphylls 8-11 cm long, coriaceous, drying brown, weathering into fibers and persisting at base of leaves. LEAVES erect-spreading; petioles subterete, narrowly and bluntly sulcate, 4-17 cm long, 4-7 mm diam.; geniculum 1.5-2 cm long; blades elliptic to broadly elliptic to obovate or oblanceolate, moderately thick, 22-54 cm long, 9.5-24 cm wide, abruptly acuminate at apex, acute to obtuse at base; semiglossy above and below, conspicuously punctate below; the midrib raised and ± flattened (sometimes shallowly sulcate near base) above, convexly to acutely raised below; primary lateral veins 15-18 per side, departing midrib at 45° angle, sunken above, raised below, straight to collective vein, loop-connecting with collective vein; lesser veins obscure; collective vein arising from base, 3-6 mm from the margin. INFLORESCENCE spreading-pendent, shorter or longer than leaves; peduncle 9-34 cm long, 3-9 mm diam., sometimes tinged reddish-violet, conspicuously ribbed beneath opening of spathe; spathe coriaceous, yellow-green sometimes suffused with purple, lanceolate or oblong, 6-12 cm long, 1.5-2.8 cm wide. short-acuminate at apex, obtuse to rounded at base, inserted at 40°- 45° angle on peduncle; spadix green, tinged red-violet in later stages, 13-36 cm long, 5-11 cm diam. at base, 4-7 cm diam. at apex; flowers rhombic, 4-5 mm long, 3-3.5 mm wide, the sides straight to weakly sigmoid; 4 - 8 flowers visible in the principal spiral, 6-10 flowers visible per alternate spiral; tepals matte, minutely papillate, lateral tepals 2.5-3.5 mm wide, the inner margin ± straight; pistil emergent but not raised, pale red-violet; stigma greenish, linear, not conspicuously open; stamens emerging rapidly throughout, anthers barely visible at edge of pistil, soon retracting leaving only sparse amount of white pollen. INFRUCTESCENCE with spadix to 48 cm long, berries pale red, to faintly lavender or grayish-white, flattened at apex (depressed around style), 4-5 mm long, 5-7 mm wide (direction of axis), 4.5-5 mm wide (perpendicular to axis); seeds 3-4, greenish-while, 1.6-3 mm long, 1.3-2.1 mm wide, 1.2-1.5 mm thick; mesocarp juicy, gelatinous, translucent.
    Habitat
    Wetter parts of tropical moist forest and in premontane wet, tropical wet, premontane rain, and lower montane wet forest life zones.
    [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. 0 - 700 m.; Andes, Pacífico.
    Habit
    Hierba, epífita
    Conservation
    No Evaluada

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panamá

    Anthurium ramonense Engl. ex K.Krause appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11: 611 (1932)

    Accepted by

    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • 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.
    • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

    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