1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium rimbachii Sodiro

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

    [CATE]

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

    Habitat
    Tropical moist forests, tropical wet forests, and premontane rain forests.
    General Description
    Terrestrial or epiphytic climber; internodes up to 1 cm long, 1.0-3.5 cm diam.; cataphylls reddish brown, (6-)9-14(-18) cm long, persisting intact (slightly decomposing into fibers). LEAVES erect; petiole 32-58 cm x ?4-6 mm, Dshaped; geniculum 1.5-2.0 cm x 4-6 mm, drying conspicuously darker than petiole; blades deeply trilobed to 3-7 cm from the base, subcoriaceous, 26-58 x (24-)28-46 cm, dark green above, moderately paler below, semiglossy on both sides, raphides visible on lower surface, base cuneate to hastate; central lobe obovate, 24-54 x 11-36 cm, 4-8 cm across at base, apex cuspidate to acuminate; midrib raised above, rounded, somewhat sunken toward the apex, raised below, angled; primary lateral veins 8-14 per side, straight, sunken above, raised below, departing midrib at 35-45°; tertiary veins visible below; collective veins arising from one of the lowermost pairs of primary lateral veins, 3-7 mm from the margin, sunken above, raised below; all major veins drying darker than surface on the lower surface; lateral lobes falcate, 30-45° from central lobe, 24-45(-55) x 6-11(-21) cm, apex narrowly rounded, inner margin straight, outer margin convex; basal veins ca. 5 pairs, joined for 3-7 cm; posterior ribs slightly curved upward, (45°-)60° from midrib, winged. INFLORESCENCE erect; peduncle reddish, 17-30 cm x 3-5 mm, shorter than petiole; spathe green (pale red), lanceolate, spreading or reflexed, 5-9 x 0.8-2.0 cm, apex long-acuminate, base obtuse, clasping; spadix sessile, green becoming dark red-purple, cylindric to weakly tapered, stout, 5-13 cm x 5-9 mm; 4-6 flowers per principal spiral, rhombic, ca. 3.0 x 2.5 mm, sides straight to weakly sigmoid; tepals velvety, lateral tepals ca. 1.5 mm wide, inner margin rounded, outer margin angled; stamens long-exserted; filaments 4-5 mm long, narrow, translucent; anthers ca. 1.0 x 0.5 mm, thecae oblong, slightly divaricate; pistils weakly emergent; stigma rounded, ca. 0.35 mm across. INFRUCTESCENCE dark purple, up to 26 cm long, up to 1.8 cm diam.; fruits dark purple at apex, paler below, broadly oblong, ca. 4.0 x 3.0-3.5 mm.
    Distribution
    Endemic to western Ecuador.
    Conservation
    Vulnerable (VU) Criteria: A4c

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Anthurium rimbachii Sodiro appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Anturios Ecuator. 2: 202 (1903)

    Accepted by

    • Carlsen, M.M. & Croat, T.B. (2007). Taxonomic revision of Anthurium section Semaeophllium Schott (Araceae) Harvard Papers in Botany 12: 173-234.
    • 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

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Carlsen, M.M. & Croat, T.B. (2007). Taxonomic revision of Anthurium section Semaeophllium Schott (Araceae) Harvard Papers in Botany 12: 173-234.

    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