1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium roraimense N.E.Br. ex Oliv.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Venezuela to Guyana.

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    British Guiana. Roraima.
    General Description
    Stem climbing, thick, internodes 4 cm long, 2.5 cm thick. Cataphylls rigid, persistent, up to 20 cm long or more. LEAVES: Petiole longer than blade, sheath 6 - 7 cm long, with geniculum 1.5 cm long and 1 cm thick. Leaf blade cordate, ca. 50 cm long, 30 cm wide, anterior lobe with a 2 cm long acumen, posterior lobes semi-ovate, three times shorter than anterior lobe. Separated by a campaniform sinus, gradually running into the anterior lobe by a curved outline, basal primary lateral veins 6 on each side, three retrorse and strongly curved and one patent and then turning upwards and running into the margin, one slightly curved and ascending, and the other nearly straight and joining with the midrib primary lateral veins into a collective vein ca. 4 mm distant from the margin. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle elongate, 1 cm thick. Spathe oblong-lanceolate, with an acumen 2 cm long, 15 cm long, 4 cm wide basally. Spadix with a stipe 2 cm long and 1 cm thick, 11 cm long, 1.5 cm thick basally.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Guyana, Venezuela

    Anthurium roraimense N.E.Br. ex Oliv. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Thurn, E.F. [264], Guyana K000434152 Unknown type material
    Thurn, E.F. [264], Guyana K000434153 Unknown type material

    First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 2: 286 (1887)

    Accepted by

    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • 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

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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