1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium retiferum Standl. & Steyerm.

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

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Terrestrial or epiphytic. LEAVES with petioles 26-37 cm long, 6-8 mm diam., flattened adaxially with sharp margins, terete abaxially; geniculum 1.5 cm long, dull purple; blades coriaceous, narrowly to broadly oblong-elliptic, 33-47 cm long, 12-22 cm wide, broadest just below middle, short-acuminate at apex, truncate to round at base; both surfaces semiglossy; midrib raised above and below, red-violet above; basal veins 1-2 pairs; primary lateral veins 6-12 per side, departing midrib at 40°-50° angle, equally as prominent as the basal veins, all veins drying prominently raised above and below; collective vein arising from one of the primary lateral veins, ca. 1.5 cm from margin. INFLORESCENCE with peduncle 19 cm long, 4 mm diam., peduncle and spathe red-violet; spathe lanceolate, reflexed, ca. 6.5 cm long, 1.3-1.5 cm wide, cuspidate-acuminate at apex; spadix sessile, dull purple, 8.5-9 cm long, 4-5 mm diam. at base, 3-4 mm diam. at apex. INFRUCTESCENCE unknown.
    Distribution
    Endemic to Guatemala in the Sierra dc los Cuchumantes in the Department of Huehuetenango

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Guatemala

    Anthurium retiferum Standl. & Steyerm. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Publ. Field Columb. Mus., Bot. Ser. 23: 211 (1947)

    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 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