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

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

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Stem short, 1.5-4 cm diam.; internodes 2-4 cm long; cataphylls rigid, broad at the base, linear-lanceolate, 1-3 cm long, many times overtopping internodes, weathered into fibers. LEAVES: Petiole to 9 dm [90 cm] long, unisulcate adaxially; sheath 2 dm [20 cm]; geniculum 3 cm long, tumid, flat; blades herbaceous, green on both sides, almost triangular in outline, about 3 times longer than wide, short-cuspidate at the apex deeply cordate at the base, 4-7 dm [40 - 70 cm] long, 2-3.5 dm [20 - 35 cm] wide, posterior lobes 1/4 as long as anterior, obtuse, retrorse; sinus narrowly parabolic, somewhat acute-angled; primary lateral veins of the posterior lobes 8-9 coalesced in posterior ribs largely naked at the sinus, arcuate near the margin, 2nd basal vein spreading at about a 90 degree angle, 15-18 pairs primary lateral veins spreading at about a 45 degree angle, joined into a collective vein 5-10 mm from the margin. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle overtopping petiole, flattened [compressed] laterally, 1-2-sulcate abaxially, overtopping petiole; spathe thickly papery, green yellowish, broadly lanceolate, acuminate at the apex, many-veined below, 1/2-1/3 times as long as spadix; spadix cylindrical, 2.5-5 cm longs 5-12 mm diam., flexible, pendulous, at first green, finally yellowish or dark greenish, stipitate 5-10 mm; tepals scarcely 11/2 times longer than wide; filaments short; ovary oblong-ovoid. INFRUCTESCENCE: Berry obovoid, compressed laterally, short-apiculate.
    Conservation
    Data Deficient (DD)
    Distribution
    Ecuador. Napo: Subandine forests of the East Cordillera in the district of Oyacachi.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Ecuador

    Anthurium vomeriforme Sodiro appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Anales Univ. Centr. Ecuador 16: 430 (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