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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Ecuador. Slopes of the western Andes of Cuenca, Chaca-yacu and Huahuiducal.
    General Description
    Stem slender, up to 1.5 m long, internodes 2 - 3 cm long, almost 1 cm thick. Cataphylls 2.5 - 3 cm long, concealing the internodes, soon decomposing. LEAVES: Petiole ca. 10 cm long, shortly geniculate. Blade subcoriaceous, from the base ovate and emarginate [shallowly notched], lanceolate, 15 - 20 cm long, 5 - 7 cm wide in the lower portion, narrowing into an acumen; primary lateral veins ca. 10 on each side, the lowermost basal 1 - 2 veins terminating in the margin, the rest ascending and joined into a submarginal collective vein 3 - 5 mm from the margin. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncles slender, 14 - 20 cm long. Spathe lanceolate, acuminate, about as long as spadix, ca. 5 cm long, 1.2 cm wide, acuminate. Spadix with a stipe 1 - 2mm long, subcylindric, pale green, ca. 5 cm long, 5 mm thick. Tepals 1 mm wide, 1.5 mm long. Ovary ovoid, 1.5 mm long, narrowed into a conoid style. Stamen filaments wide.
    Habitat
    In dense moist forests.
    Conservation
    Critically Endangered (CR) Criteria: B1ab(iii)

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Anthurium tenuicaule Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Lehmann, F.C. [7755], Ecuador K000402498 isotype

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 381 (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
    • IUCN 2006. Red List of Threatened Species .
    • 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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    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