1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium tilaranense Standl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Nicaragua to W. Panama.

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Epiphyte; stems to 1 m long; internodes short; cataphylls 7-17 cm long, round at apex with subapical apiculum, drying reddish-brown (B & K Yellow-red 7/10), persisting intact. LEAVES with petioles spreading, (8)16-45 cm long, 4-6 mm diam.; blades subcoriaceous, 3-lobed, 20-46 cm long, 10-60 cm wide; the median lobe oblong, acuminate at apex, the lateral lobes falcate, the inner margin concave, the outer margin convex; the lateral lobes 5.5-15 cm long; the median lobe 17-24 cm long, the margins straight, shallowly lobed at base; sinus usually arcuate, usually rounded to truncate at apex; both surfaces semiglossy; midrib of the median lobe convexly raised to just below middle, diminished and sunken at apex above, prominently and acutely raised below; basal veins 1-3 pairs, 2 of them coalesced to 4 cm; posterior ribs submarginal, prominently raised; primary lateral veins 7-10 per side, departing midrib at 40°-60° angle, flat above, ± obscure below, straight or curving near collective vein; lesser veins obscure; collective vein arising from second basal vein and extending along outer edge of posterior lobes to the apex of the median lobe, 3-4 mm from the margin. INFLORESCENCE ± erect, shorter than leaves; peduncle (7)10-25(30) cm long; spathe subcoriaceous, pale green, broadly lanceolate to oblong or oblong-elliptic, 5.5-11 cm long, 1.7-3 cm wide, abruptly acuminate at apex, acute at base; spadix pale green to white (B & K Yellow-green 8/10), 4.5-14 cm long, ca. 8 mm diam. midway; flowers rhombic to sub-4-lobed, 2.4-2.8 mm long, 2.8-3.3 mm wide, the sides straight to jaggedly sigmoid; 7-8 flowers visible in the principal spiral and 5-7 flowers visible in the alternate spiral; tepals smooth, glossy, the lateral tepals 1.4-1.5 mm wide, the inner margin obtusely angular, the outer margin 5-sided; pistils weakly emergent ca. 0.3 mm; stigma round, 0.2 mm diam., brushlike; stamens emerging in a rapid progression beginning in the apical half of spadix, the laterals exserted throughout before the alternates emerge, scarcely exserted above tepals on fleshy filaments; anthers white, ca. 0.3 mm long, 0.5 mm wide, held close but not contiguous; thecae ovate-ellipsoid, slightly divaricate; pollen white. INFRUCTESCENCE with spadix to 22 cm long; berries red (at least apically), obovoid, ca. 7 mm long, 5 mm diam., obtuse at apex; mesocarp clear, gelatinous; seeds 2, greenish, ca. 3.5 mm long, 2.5 mm wide, 1.5 mm thick.
    Habitat
    Premontane wet, tropical wet, and lower montane forest.
    Distribution
    Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panamá

    Anthurium tilaranense Standl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J. Washington Acad. Sci. 17: 245 (1927)

    Accepted by

    • Carlsen, M.M. & Croat, T.B. (2007). Taxonomic revision of Anthurium section Semaeophllium Schott (Araceae) Harvard Papers in Botany 12: 173-234.
    • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • 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

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

    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

    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