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

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

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Stem short-scandent, 6-7 cm diam.; internodes short; cataphylls elongate, lanceolate, 2.5-3 dm [25 - 30 cm] long, purplish, soon weathered into rough, rusty fibers. LEAVES: Petiole elongate, robust, deeply multistriate, mildly unisulcate adaxially, more than 1 m long; geniculum 1.5-2 cm long; blades parchment-like, shiny, large, 1/3 longer than wide, about 1 m long, 7-8 dm [70 - 80 cm] wide, deeply cordate-ovate, contracted into an acute apex in a not very much concave line from the upper third; posterior lobes about 1/4 as long as anterior, retrorse, very obtuse, converging along the way at the apex; sinus very broad, subreniform; primary lateral veins of the posterior lobes 9-10, coalesced into posterior ribs largely naked 1.2-1.5 dm along the sinus, the outermost and middle basal veins merging in the margin, the innermost 3-5, together with interlobar and 15-17 primary lateral veins of the anterior lobe, spreading at about a 45 degree angle, confluent into a collective vein close to the margin, often interrupted. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle 1/2 as long as petiole, multistriate, robust; spathe subcoriaceous, persistent, erect, broadly linear-lanceolate, long-narrowed upward, purplish, many-veined below, equalling 2/3-3/4 of the spadix, dm long, 5 cm wide; spadix about 4 dm [40 cm] long, 1-1.2 cm diam., attenuate upward, purplish, stipitate 1-1.2 cm; tepals twice as long as wide, cuneate. INFRUCTESCENCE: Berry oblong, obtuse.
    Conservation
    Data Deficient (DD)
    Distribution
    Ecuador. Colopaxi: subtropical forests of the western slopes near Angamarca.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Anthurium riofrioi Sodiro appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Anales Univ. Centr. Ecuador 17: 82 (1903)

    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