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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica to NW. Colombia.

    [CATE]

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

    Habitat
    On the ground or epiphytic in thick forests.
    Distribution
    Colombia. In thick forests on the [Rio?] Ortega, on the eastern slopes of the western Andes toward Popayán.
    General Description
    Epiphytic or terrestrial; stem scandent, about 2-5 dm long, 2-2.5 cm diam.; internodes short; cataphylls decidedly elongate, slightly thick, 1.5-2 dm long. LEAVES: Petiole narrowly canaliculate above, a little longer than blade, 4-5 dm [40 - 50 cm] long, short-geniculate; blades rigid, yellow-green, oblong, cordate at the base, about 4.5 dm [45 cm] long, 2 dm [20 cm]wide; posterior lobes very short, narrowed from lower third upward in an arcuate line and narrowly cuspidate; primary lateral veins about 20 pairs 1.5-2 cm apart, robust, spreading arcuately at a 90 degree angle, joined in a collective vein a little away from the margin; basal veins, the 3 lowermost arcuate, approaching the margin. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle about 4 dm [40 cm] long; spathe linear, acuminate, about 8 cm long, 1.5 cm wide, from copper becoming yellow; spadix gradually tapered, a little longer than the spathe, 8 cm long, 6 mm diam., yellow-green; tepals about 2 mm long, 1.5 mm wide; pistil 2.5 mm long, 1.5 mm diam.; style briefly conoid.
    Phenology
    Blooming in March.

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Costa Rica, Panamá

    Anthurium talamancae Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2016 Lehmann, F.C. [5989], Colombia K000434230 Unknown type material
    Lehmann, F.C. [5989], Colombia K000434229 Unknown type material

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 386 (1898)

    Not 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. [Cited as Anthurium cuspidatum.]
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Anthurium cuspidatum.]

    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 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