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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica to Panama.

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Epiphyte; stems 30-150 cm long, 3.5-8 cm diam., internodes short, leaf scars conspicuous; roots to 8 mm diam., cataphylls subcoriaceous, 15-25 cm long, drying dark reddish brown, weathering to coarse, reticulate fibers. LEAVES with petioles erect-spreading, 55.5-95 cm long, 1-1.5 cm diam., terete to subterete; geniculum 3-4.5 cm long, markedly thicker than petiole, narrowly sulcate; blades subcoriaceous, broadly ovate, acuminate at apex, deeply lobed at base, 48-92 cm long, 32-68 cm wide, broadest at point of petiole attachment, the margins conspicuously undulate; anterior lobe 38-64 cm long, the margins rounded, posterior lobes 15-28 cm long (from apex of sinus to outermost point); sinus broadly hippocrepiform, rounded at apex; both surfaces semiglossy, the lower surface much paler; midrib raised above and below (dry); basal veins 6-8 pairs, the first sometimes free to the base, those remaining coalesced 2-15 cm, paler than surface above, raised above and below (dry), posterior rib naked, the outer margin turned up; primary lateral veins 4-6 per side, departing midrib at 40-45° angle, weakly arching near collective vein, raised above and below (dry), lesser veins conspicuous on drying; collective vein arising from the first or second basal vein, sometimes from one of the primary lateral veins near the middle of the blade. INFLORESCENCE spreading, shorter than leaves; peduncle 11-15 cm long, 4-7 mm diam., terete; spathe moderately thick, green tinged red-violet, ovate, 15-19 cm long, 3-7.5 cm wide, broadest just above base, held erect, sometimes hooding spadix, cuspidate at apex, acute at base; stipe ca. 1.5 cm long, spadix red-violet to violet purple, 7-17 cm long, 1.8-2.5 cm diam. near base, 8-11 mm diam. near apex; flowers rhombic, 1.5-2 mm in both directions, the sides jaggedly sigmoid, 9-12 flowers visible in the principal spiral, 11-13 flowers visible in the alternate spiral; tepals matte, lateral tepals 0.7-0.9 mm wide, the inner margin more or less straight (dry); pistils emergent, green; stamens emerging scattered throughout length, prominently exserted; anthers yellow-brown, held over pistil; pollen yellow. INFRUCTESCENCE not seen.
    Habitat
    Premontane rain and lower montane rain forest life zones.
    Distribution
    Known from Panama in Chiriquí along the Fortuna Dam Road, in Darien on Cerro Pirre and Bocas del Toro; Costa Rica in Limon. It is also expected in Colombia on the Serrania de Pirre.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Costa Rica, Panamá

    Anthurium antonioanum Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 14: 34 (1986)

    Accepted by

    • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • 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
    • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

    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 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