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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Habitat
    In tropical forests on tall tree trunks.
    General Description
    Stems [caudiculi] shortly scandent, internodes 3 - 5 cm long, 1 cm thick. Cataphylls linear-lanceolate, persistent for a long time, 6 - 7 cm long, 5 - 6 mm wide. LEAVES: Petiole rounded dorsally, upper surface deeply canaliculated more than half as long as blade, ca. 15 - 17 cm ("1.5 - 1.7 cm") long, 4 mm thick, geniculum 1.5 cm long, canaliculate above. Blade subcoriaceous, dark green, oblong-lanceolate, narrowing equally and acute at both ends, apex shortly apiculate, 25 - 35 cm long, 5 - 10 cm wide, primary lateral veins 1 - 2 cm apart, joined into a collective vein 5 - 7 mm from margin in lower and middle region, and 2 - 3 mm from margin in upper region. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle longer than petiole. Spathe linear, ca. 5 cm long, 1 cm wide, with 5 mm long narrow acumen. Spadix sessile, slender, 4 - 5 mm thick, longer than spathe, ca. 8 cm long. Tepals wider than long, ca. 2 mm wide, 1.5 mm long. Ovary shortly ovoid.
    Conservation
    Data Deficient (DD)
    Distribution
    Ecuador, San Domingo de los Colorados.
    Phenology
    August (flowering).

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Anthurium sulcatum Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 402 (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.

    Literature

    CATE Araceae
    • Engler, H.G.A. 1905. Das Pflanzenreich IV.23B. Araceae-Pothoideae. Heft 21 : 1-330

    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 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