1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium siccisilvarum K.Krause

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

    [CATE]

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

    Diagnostic
    This species seems to be very close to A. denudatum Engl., described from Colombia, but differs in the anterior lobe being not lanceolate but more obovate, and distinctly narrowed towards its base.
    Distribution
    Peru.
    General Description
    Stem rising upwards, up to 60 cm long, internodes short, 3 - 5 cm long. Cataphylls linear, soon decomposing into fibres. LEAVES: Petiole slender, canaliculate adaxially, 35 - 45 cm long, 5 - 7 mm thick, somewhat attenuated upwards, geniculum ca. 1.5 cm long, moderately thickened. Leaf blade coriaceous-herbaceous, hastate-trilobed, 30 cm long, or more and [lobes] subequal, posterior lobes patent, oblong, rounded, a little recurved, 5 - 6 cm wide, anterior lobe obovate-lanceolate, shortly acuminate at the apex, narrowed towards the base, basal ribs strongly diverging and separated by a very obtuse sinus, long-denuded, lateral veins many, distinctly prominent on both surfaces, curved and ascending from the midrib, joined into a slender collective vein a little distant from the margin. INFLORESCENCES: Peduncle slender, 20 - 30 cm long. Spathe linear-lanceolate, acuminate at the apex, somewhat decurrent at the base, 6 - 7 cm long, 7 - 8 mm wide. Spadix with a slender stipe ca. 1.5 cm long, narrowly cylindric, rounded-obtuse at the apex, gently curved, ca. 10 cm long, 5 - 7 mm thick, somewhat attenuated upwards. Tepals oblong. Stamen filaments sublinear. Ovary broadly ovoid, narrowed into a short, conoid style.

    Distribution

    Anthurium siccisilvarum K.Krause appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Publ. Field Columb. Mus., Bot. Ser. 8: 78 (1930)

    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.

    Literature

    CATE Araceae
    • Krause, K. 1930. Spermatophytes, mostly Peruvian - II. Publications of the Field Museum Bot.. Series 8:

    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.
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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