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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Habitat
    Premontane rain and lower montane rain forest.
    General Description
    Epiphytic or terrestrial, usually creeping; stems elongate, rooting at nodes; the internodes 2-21 cm long; cataphylls to 8 cm long, early deciduous. LEAVES erect-spreading; petioles subterete, narrowly and obscurely sulcate, 1.5-12 cm long, 2-3 mm diam.; geniculum 1.4-2.3 cm long; blades ovate to ovate-elliptic, moderately thick, gradually to abruptly acuminate at apex, obtuse to rounded or rarely subcordate at base, 6-13 cm long, 3.5-8.5 cm wide; both surfaces glossy, the lower surface conspicuously punctate; 1 (rarely 2) pair of basal veins, the innermost serving as the collective vein; primary lateral veins 3-6 per side, scarcely more conspicuous than the inter-primary veins, sunken above, raised below; collective vein arising from the base, 4-5 mm from the margin. INFLORESCENCE erect-spreading, longer than leaves; the peduncle 3.5-14 cm long; spathe lanceolate, green tinged reddish, subcoriaceous, 1.5-3 cm long, 0.5-1 cm wide, abruptly acuminate at apex, acute at base; spadix green to red, scarcely tapered, 2.5-3 cm long, 4-5 mm diam. midway (dry); flowers rhombic to 4-lobed, ca. 2.2 mm long, 1.9 mm wide (dry), the sides straight to weakly sigmoid; 4-5 flowers visible in the principal spiral, ca. 7 flowers visible in the alternate spiral; lateral tepals 1.6 mm wide (dry), the inner margins straight to convex, pistils raised, weakly emergent; stigmas linear, 0.3-0.4 mm long; stamens emerging in a ± complete sequence from the base; anthers held in a tight cluster over pistil; thecae broadly ellipsoid. INFRUCTESCENCE with spadix to 8 cm long; berries white, turning purple at maturity, oblong, ca. 1 cm long; mesocarp clear, gelatinous; seeds 2, dark violet-purple, ca. 4 mm long, 2 mm wide and 1.5 mm thick.
    Distribution
    Costa Rica qnd Panama. It has been collected in Bocas del Toro, Chiriquí, Veraguas, Cocle Provinces and on Cerro Pirre in Darien Province, of Panama. It is also recorded to occur within Antioquia and Valle del Cauca of Colombia.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Costa Rica, Panamá

    Anthurium tonduzii Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 376 (1898)

    Accepted by

    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • 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

    CATE Araceae
    • Croat, T.B. 1983. A revision of the genus Anthurium (Araceae) of Mexico and Central America. Part I: Mexico and Middle America. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden.. 70 (2): 211-420
    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