1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium xanthophylloides G.M.Barroso

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Espírito Santo).

    [CATE]

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

    Diagnostic
    The plant is similar to the Cuban species Anthurium venosum Griseb., but distinct from it by the shape and dimensions of the leaf and spadix.
    Distribution
    Brazil (Espírito Santo).
    General Description
    Stem abbreviated. LEAVES: Petiole semiterete, 45 cm long, 1.5 cm wide, greyish green, flattened adaxially with raised margins, laterally compressed, convex abaxially, smooth, geniculum 5 cm long. Leaf blade coriaceous-carnulose, oblong-ovate, cordate at the base, obtuse at the apex, 75 cm long, dark green adaxially, paler abaxially, midrib prominent on both surfaces, convex abaxially, primary lateral veins 15 - 17, thick, alternating, lowermost veins 4, of which the first and second are joined, thereafter the veins disjunct, 1 ascending, 3 at first curved and then ascending and anastomosing near the margin. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle terete, 45 - 50 cm long, smooth. Spathe oblong, acuminate, green, 12 - 14 cm long, 3.7 cm wide, midrib [of spathe] prominulent abaxially and ornamented with numerous, immersed parallel veins. Spadix 24 cm long, 1 cm wide, obliquely decurrent, with a carnose stipe. Flowers yellowish-green, 3 mm diam., stigma exserted, papillose, tepals concave, 1.5 mm long, anthers yellow, rounded.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Southeast

    Anthurium xanthophylloides G.M.Barroso appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Plummer, J. [187], Brazil K001239756
    Duarte, A.P. [9155], Brazil K001239751
    Duarte, A.P. [9155], Brazil K001239752
    Duarte, A.P. [9155], Brazil K001239753
    Duarte, A.P. [8892], Brazil K001239754
    Duarte, A.P. [8892], Brazil K001239755
    Barroso, G.M. [s.n.], Brazil K001239757

    First published in Loefgrenia 46: 1 (1970)

    Accepted by

    • Giulietti & al. (2009). Plantas raras do Brasil: 1-496. Conservação International, Belo Horizonte, MG.
    • 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
    • Barroso, G.M. 1970. Espécies novas de Anthurium Schott. Loefgrenia. 46: 1-4

    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.
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