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  1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium angustilobum Croat

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Panama.


    CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011.

    Tropical wet forest.
    Known only from the type locality in Panama.
    General Description
    Terrestrial, growing among rocks; internodes short, ca. 1.5 cm diam.; cataphylls brown, 7-8 cm long, decomposing into fine, persistent longitudinal fibers. LEAVES erect-spreading; petiole (9.5-)14-27 cm x ?2-3 mm, cross section unknown; geniculum 1 cm 2.0-2.5 mm; blades deeply trilobed to 2.0-2.5 cm from the base, subcoriaceous, 10-20 x 15-19 cm, matte on both surfaces, upper surface with scarcely visible rounded raphides, base acute; central lobe linear-lanceolate, 10-20 x 2.5-3.0 cm, apex long-acuminate; midrib raised above, more prominently raised below; primary lateral veins 3-6 per side, straight, raised above and below, departing midrib at 20-25°; tertiary veins prominulous above and below; collective veins arising from the first pair of basal veins, loop-connecting, 3-4 mm from the margin, sunken above, raised below; lateral lobes spreading, 90° from central lobe, 4.0-9.5 x 2.0-2.5 cm, apex narrowly rounded, inner margin convex, outer margin straight to weakly convex; basal veins 4-5 pairs, the first free to the base, the rest joined for 1.0-3.5 cm, the lowermost basal vein running all the way along the outer margin of lateral lobes; posterior ribs straight, 90° from midrib, naked for most of its length. INFLORESCENCE usually erect; peduncle 18-32 cm x 3 mm, longer than petiole; spathe green, lanceolate, 4.0-4.5 cm x 8-10 mm, apex acuminate, base acute; stipe 4-10 mm long; spadix color unknown, cylindric to weakly tapered, 6-8 cm long, 4-5 mm diam. at base, 2-3 mm diam. at apex; 4-5 flowers per principal spiral, rhombic, 2.0-2.4 x 1.5-1.7 mm, sides straight to weakly sigmoid; lateral tepals 0.5-0.7 mm wide, inner margin straight, outer margin angled; stamens weakly exserted; anthers ca. 0.30 x 0.35 mm, thecae roundly ovate, slightly divaricate; pistils scarcely emergent; stigma linear, ca. 0.5 mm across. INFRUCTESCENCE 0.7-1.0 cm wide; fruits red, obovoid, 5.5-6.0 x 4-5 mm.



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    Other Data

    Anthurium angustilobum Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 1, 2005 Mori, S. [3462], Panama K000434126 isotype


    First published in Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 14: 33 (1986)

    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.


    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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