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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Endemic to Central Panama on both sides of the canal, from Coclé Province to the Darién Province.
    Habitat
    Tropical wet forest.
    General Description
    Epiphyte; stems 1-5 cm long, less than 1 cm diam.; roots dense, often drying flattened; cataphylls ca. 2 cm long, drying brown, weathering into fibers, ultimately deciduous. LEAVES erect-spreading; petioles 1-3.5 cm long, 2-3 mm diam., sulcate; geniculum 1-2 cm long, scarcely thicker than petioles; blades oblanceolate, acuminate to abruptly acuminate at apex, attenuate at base, 7-17 cm long, 2-3.7 cm wide, broadest above middle; both surfaces semiglossy, the lower surface only slightly paler; midrib raised above and below (dry); primary lateral veins 6-8 per side, departing midrib at ca. 45° angle, scarcely raised above and below (dry); straight to collective vein; interprimary veins usually obscure, sometimes more or less as prominent as primary lateral veins; collective vein arising from the lowermost primary lateral vein, 2-5 mm from margin, drying obscure above, prominulous below, weakly to prominently loop-connecting primary lateral veins. INFLORESCENCE erect; peduncle 2.5-6.5 cm long, 2-3 mm diam., weakly 1-ribbed, much longer than petioles; spathe pale green, lanceolate, 2.5-3.5 cm long, 7-9 mm wide, broadest near base, acute at apex and base, decurrent to ca. 1 cm, inserted at 70° angle on peduncle; stipe 3-6 cm long; spadix green, 2-3 cm long, 3-4 mm diam. near base, 2-3 mm diam. at apex; flowers rhombic, 2.5-3.2 mm long, 1.5-2 mm wide, the sides straight to slightly sigmoid, 2-4 flowers visible in either spiral; lateral tepals ca. 2 mm wide, the inner margin more or less straight; pistils weakly raised; stamens emerging from the base, held at edge of tepals; anthers held inward over pistil, ca. 0.3 mm long, 0.5 mm wide; thecae ovoid, slightly divaricate. INFRUCTESCENCE pendent; spathe persistent; spadix to 4 cm long, 2-2.5 cm diam. (with berries exserted); berries obovoid-ellipsoid, rounded at apex, green becoming black-purple, somewhat paler toward base, 9-10 mm long, 6-7 mm diam.; pericarp moderately thick; seeds 1 or 2, tan, discoid lo ellipsoid, 6-7.5 mm long, 4.5-5 mm wide, 1.2 mm thick.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Panamá

    Anthurium correae Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1973 Kennedy, H. [2936], Panama K000434246 Unknown type material

    First published in Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 14: 68 (1986)

    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.
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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/
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    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/
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