1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium subcoerulescens Engl.

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

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Stems [caudiculi] scandent, 1m or longer, internodes 8 - 12 cm long. Cataphylls long, enveloping the internodes. LEAVES: Petiole equal or longer than the blade, ca. 40 - 75 cm long, narrowly canaliculate above. Blade chartaceous, bluish-green, hastate, 30 - 70 cm long in total, 25 - 40 cm wide in the lower part, posterior lobes ca. three times shorter than anterior lobe, 12 - 20 cm long, 10 - 18 cm ("1 - 1.8 cm") wide, oblong, obtuse, separated by a large, semi-ovate sinus, diverging from one another, separated from the anterior lobe by an introrsely arcuate line, anterior lobe acuminate, 25 - 55 cm long, 15 - 30 cm wide; primary lateral veins 6 - 10 mm apart, very strongly differentiated, the numerous midrib veins and several of the basal veins and veins of the posterior lobes joined into a collective vein 2 mm distant from the margin, primary veins of the posterior lobes joined into patent, 2 - 4 cm long basal ribs long-denuded in the sinus. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle 2 - 2.5 cm long. Spathe linear-lanceolate, long-acuminate, 13 cm long, 1 cm wide. Spadix up to 15 cm long, 4 mm thick, myosuroid [mouse tail-like]. Tepals scarcely 1.5 mm long and wide, green. Pistil 1.5 mm long. Ovary oblong ovoid, subconoid.
    Conservation
    Vulnerable (VU) Criteria: B1ab(iii)
    Distribution
    Ecuador. Near El Yarumal, western slopes of Cuenca, Nanegal, and near San Domingo.
    Habitat
    Climbing in dense rainforest.
    Phenology
    September (flowering).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Anthurium subcoerulescens Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Lehmann, F.C. [7752], Ecuador K000434444 Unknown type material

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 391 (1898)

    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

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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