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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia to Peru.

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 300 - 1350 m.; Amazonia, Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba, trepadora, epífita
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [CATE]

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

    Habitat
    It grows in premontane moist forests, lower montane moist forests, premontane wet forests, lower montane wet forests, and tropical moist forests.
    General Description
    Climbing epiphyte; internodes 6-15(-20) x 1.0-2.5(-3.5) cm; cataphylls decomposing into very thin fibers, ultimately deciduous. LEAVES spreading; petiole 22-46 cm x 4-8 mm, terete; geniculum 1.5-2.5 cm x 3-5 mm; blades trilobed to 5-13 cm from the base, chartaceous to slightly coriaceous, 23-50 x 24-42 cm, dark green above, semiglossy or velvety, paler green below, semiglossy, drying black to blackish brown, raphides not observed, base hastate; central lobe oblanceolate to obovate, 18-34 x 10-24 cm, 8-12 cm across at base, apex acuminate to cuspidate; midrib raised above, rounded, sunken toward the apex, raised below, rounded, 3-ribbed; primary lateral veins 5-9 per side, arcuate-ascending, sunken above, raised below, departing midrib at 40-50°; tertiary veins not conspicuous; collective veins arising from the first pair of basal veins, secondary collective veins also arising from a middle pair of primary lateral veins, 7-15 mm from the margin, sunken above, raised below; lateral lobes falcate (spreading), 40-70°(-90°) from central lobe, 12-33 x 5-16 cm, apex rounded to narrowly rounded, inner margin straight, outer margin convex; basal veins 4-6 pairs, the first pair usually free, the rest joined for 2-7 cm; posterior ribs straight to weakly arcuate, 80-90° from midrib, winged. INFLORESCENCE spreading; peduncle 20-55 cm x 3-5 mm, shorter than or equal to petiole; spathe green, lanceolate, spreading, 10-18 x 1.0-1.5 cm, apex long-acuminate, base acute; stipe 0.5-2.0 cm; spadix green, cylindric, 7.0-18.5 cm x 3-6 mm; 4-6 flowers per principal spiral, rhombic, ca. 3 x 2 mm, sides weakly sigmoid; lateral tepals ca. 1 mm wide, inner margin rounded to straight, outer margin bluntly angled; stamens weakly exserted; anthers ca. 0.6 x 0.7 mm, thecae elliptic, slightly divaricate; pistils not emergent; stigma elliptic, ca. 0.7 mm across. INFRUCTESCENCE green, pendent, up to 27 cm long, 0.9-1.5 cm diam.; fruits obovate, ca. 5 x 4 mm.
    Distribution
    It is one of the relatively few species that occurs on both sides of the Andes in Ecuador, ranging also into Colombia and Peru.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

    Anthurium truncicola Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 1, 2005 Lehman, F.C. [7352], Colombia K000434432 Unknown type material

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 452 (1898)

    Accepted by

    • Carlsen, M.M. & Croat, T.B. (2007). Taxonomic revision of Anthurium section Semaeophllium Schott (Araceae) Harvard Papers in Botany 12: 173-234.
    • 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
    • Carlsen, M.M. & Croat, T.B. (2007). Taxonomic revision of Anthurium section Semaeophllium Schott (Araceae) Harvard Papers in Botany 12: 173-234.

    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

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/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