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

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

    [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. 780 - 1950 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba, epífita, hemiepífita
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [CATE]

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

    Distribution

    Anthurium umbraculum ranges from Colombia (Narino) to Ecuador (Azuay, Bolivar, Carchi, Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, Esmeraldas, Guayas, Imbabura, Morona-Santiago, Napo, Pastaza, Pichincha, Sucumbios, Tungurahua), at elevations of 850-2,600 m (mostly above 1,700 m), in Montane moist forest, Montane wet forest and Premontane wet forest. It is been particularly well developed on the Pacific slope of Volcan Pichincha. It is relatively common throughout the area of La Planada study site and has been also collected in Narino at lower elevations.

    General Description

    Hemiepiphytic, appressed epiphyte, or sometimes terrestrial; internodes short, to 4 cm long, .6-3.7 cm diam.; cataphylls thin, to 20 cm long, drying tan to red-brown, deciduous or persisting as a rotten, black, formless mass on stems; petioles 40-80 (125) cm long (averaging 78.3 cm), 7-12 mm diam., terete, narrowly and obtusely sulcate, medium green, semiglossy; geniculum much swollen, weakly sulcate, 1.5-3.5 cm long; blades cordate, ovate-triangular, narrowly acuminate at apex, (34-)50-90 cm long, (23-)30-66 cm wide (averaging 62 x 43 cm), 1.4-1.7 times longer than broad, .7-.9 times longer than the petioles, broadest somewhat below point of petiole attachment, subcoriaceous, convex at the margins; anterior lobe 31-65 cm long, 30-66 cm wide; posterior lobe 10-26 cm long, 11-30 cm wide, directed inward; sinus spathulate, 7.5-24 cm deep; upper surface dark green, matte, raised below, darker than surface; collective vein originating from near base, 2-3 mm from margin; INFLORESCENCES spreading; peduncle 25-33 cm long, 4-5 mm diam.; spathe chartaceous, spreading, pale green, brittle, 12-28 cm long, 1.5-2.5 cm wide; spadix green, tinged with red, becoming yellowish brown at anthesis, weakly glossy, curved, tapered, 18-28 cm long, 8-13 mm diam. at base, 3-6 mm at apex; tepals moderately glossy; pistils weakly exserted; pollen yellow-orange. Flowers 6-8 per primary spiral, 1.3-1.7 mm long, 1.6-2.0 mm wide.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Ecuador

    Anthurium umbraculum Sodiro appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Anales Univ. Centr. Ecuador 16: 101 (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

    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

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    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