1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Species: Anthurium angustilaminatum Engl.
        1. Anthurium angustilaminatum subsp. cibuserpentis Croat

        This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is Ecuador.

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Anthurium angustilaminatum subsp. Cibuserpentis is known from the provinces of El Oro and Cotopaxi in Ecuador.
    Habitat
    Lower montane moist and lower montane dry and/or montane moist (undeterminable from map) forest life zones.
    General Description
    Based on dried material only. Epiphytic; stem short, ca. 2 cm diam.; roots dense, numerous, ascending to spreading, whitish, velutinous, short, tapered, ca. 3 mm diam.; cataphylls subcoriaceous, to at least 8 cm long, yellowish tan, persisting as h e linear fibers. LEAVES erect; petioles 3.5-7 cm long, ca. 3-6 mm diam., D-shaped, flattened with the margins raised adaxially, rounded abaxially; geniculum 0.3-1 cm long; blades subcoriaceous, oblong-lanceolate to oblong-elliptic, acute at apex, truncate to narrowly rounded at base, 32-61 cm long, 5-9 cm wide, broadest at or near the middle, the margins slightly undulate; both surfaces matte to semiglossy and yellowish green; midrib convexly raised, becoming acute toward the apex above, higher than broad at base, becoming convexly raised toward apex below; primary lateral veins numerous, to more than 20 per side, departing midrib at 50-70° angle, ± straight to the collective vein, raised above and below; interprimary veins numerous, almost as conspicuous as primary lateral veins; tertiary veins raised; collective vein arising from near the base, equally as prominent as primary lateral veins, 3-8 mm from margin. INFLORESCENCES erect; peduncle 17-23 cm long, ca. 3 mm diam., 3.9-4.2 x as long as petioles, terete; spathe spreading, subcoriaceous, green, at least 7 cm long, 1-1.5 cm wide, acute at base; spadix (post-anthesis) green, slightly tapered, ca. 8 cm long; flowers apparently ± square, 5-6 flowers visible in principal spiral, 6-9 flowers visible in alternate spiral, lateral tepals 2-2.5 mm wide, the inner margins ± straight, becoming turned up against pistil, the outer margins 2-sided; stigma ellipsoid, 0.4-0.5 mm long; anthers 0.5-0.6 mm long, 0.5-0.7 mm wide; thecae oblong, slightly divaricate. INFRUCTESCENCE erect; spathe persisting and withered or absent; spadix ca. 12 cm long, ca. 1.2 cm diam., with berries scattered throughout; berries greenish (immature), oblong, mammilliform at apex, 5.5-6 mm long, 3.2-3.6 mm diam.; pericarp thickened, with raphide cells present; seeds 2 per berry, orange-brown when dried, ca. 3 mm long, 2.2-2.4 mm diam., ca. 1 mm thick.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Anthurium angustilaminatum subsp. cibuserpentis Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 78: 599 (1991)

    Accepted by

    • 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.

    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 2020. 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 2020. 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