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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Habitat
    Tropical wet and premontane rain forest.
    Distribution
    Panama in Darién Province.
    General Description
    Epiphyte, ca. 1 m tall; stems ca. 2.5 cm diam.; cataphylls 13-30 cm long, drying tan, weathering to coarse longitudinal fibers, persisting. LEAVES with petioles 65-75 cm long, 8-9 mm diam., sometimes with many low ridges; blades thin, ovate-triangular, long-acuminate at apex, deeply lobed at base, 56-85 cm long, 24-55 cm wide, broadest at point of petiole attachment; anterior lobe 40-52 cm long, the margins straight to convex; posterior lobes 14.5-25 cm long; sinus hippocrepiform, the apex rounded; both surfaces drying matte; midrib raised above and below, basal veins 6-8 pairs, the first and second, sometimes third, free to the base, the fourth and higher coalesced 2.5-5 cm or more, raised above and below (dry); posterior ribs broadly curved, naked for most of the length; primary lateral veins 12-20 per side, departing midrib at 45-55° angle, straight or weakly arching to collective vein, raised above and below, yellow below (dry); interprimary veins as prominent as primary lateral veins (dry); collective veins arising from one of the lowermost basal veins, loop-connecting the primary lateral veins, prominulous above, raised and yellow below (dry), 2-4 mm from the margin, sometimes only scarcely removed from margin. INFLORESCENCE with peduncle 51-64 cm long; spathe green, 15-35 cm long, 2.5-4 cm wide, oblong-lanceolate, moderately thin; spadix reddish to maroon, 15-32 cm long, 1.5-2.5 cm diam. near base, 0.7-1 cm diam. near apex; flowers (post-anthesis) rhombic to 4-lobed, 1.5-2.2 mm long, 1.2-2.7 mm wide, the sides straight to smoothly sigmoid, 8-12 flowers visible in the principal spiral, 13-19 flowers visible in the alternate spiral; lateral tepals 0.8-1 mm wide, the inner margin convex. INFRUCTESCENCE 38-67 cm long, 3-3.5 cm diam. with berries exserted; berries red, oblong-elliptic, ca. 1 cm long, moderately acute at apex.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Panamá

    Anthurium dukei Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 14: 87 (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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    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