1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium tremulum Sodiro

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Colombia to N. Ecuador.

    [CATE]

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

    Phenology
    Blooming in May.
    Distribution
    Ecuador. Pichincha: in the subtropical forests of the Nanegal Valley.
    General Description
    Stem erect, scandent; internodes 1.5-2 cm diam., 5-6 cm long; cataphylls subcoriaceous, 1.2-1.5 dm [12 - 15 cm] long, soon weathered into reticulate fibers. LEAVES: Petiole equalling or overtopping blade, erect, rigid, subcylindrical, short-sheathed at the base, incidentally or scarcely antrorsely sulcate, 5-6.5 dm [50 - 65 cm] long; geniculum thickened, 2-2.5 cm long; blades cartilaginous, shiny, green, paler below, 4.5-6 dm [45 - 60 cm] long, 2-2.5 dm [20 - 25 cm] wide, ovate at the base, deeply cordate, narrowed gradually upward into the long-cuspidate apex; posterior lobes about 1/4 as long as anterior, retrorse, obtuse, connivent; sinus somewhat rounded; primary lateral veins of the posterior lobes 5-6 pairs, joined into largely naked ribs, 3-4 exterior basal veins retrorse, merging in the margin, 2 interior together with 20-25 primary lateral veins confluent into a collective vein close to the margin, these all subparallel, arcuate-spreading at about a 90 degree angle. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle equalling or overtopping petiole, more slender; spathe cartilaginous, linear, clasping at the base, merging at the apex into a subulate cusp, thinly many-veined below, about 1.5 dm [15 cm] long, 1-1.5 cm wide; spadix slender, cylindrical, purple, 1.8-2 dm [18 - 20 cm] long, about 7 mm diam. stipitate 5-7 mm; tepals a little longer than wide; filaments linear, a little overtopping tepals.
    Conservation
    Least Concern (LC)

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Ecuador

    Anthurium tremulum Sodiro appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Anales Univ. Centr. Ecuador 17: 10 (1903)

    Accepted by

    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
    • 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
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.

    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 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