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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Endemic to Panama, known from Bocas del Toro, Chiriquí and Veraguas Provinces.
    General Description
    Epiphyte; stems more than 10 cm long, 3-4.5 cm diam.; leaf scars ca. 1.5 cm wide; roots ca. 5 mm diam. descending; cataphylls coriaceous, 9-16.5 cm long, apiculate at apex, drying dark brown (B & K Yellow 4/5), persisting intact. LEAVES erect to spreading; petioles subterete, 20-54(-70) cm long; geniculum 3-4.2 cm long; blade ovate, coriaceous, long-acuminate at apex, deeply lobed at base, 19-45.5 cm long, 13-32 cm wide, broadest between point of petiole attachment and midway; anterior lobe 14-34 cm long, the margins rounded to convex; posterior lobes 4.5-16.2 cm from apex of sinus to outermost point; sinus hippocrepiform to parabolic, rounded at apex; upper surface matte to semiglossy, lower surface semiglossy; midrib convexly to acutely raised above, diminishing and sunken toward apex, convexly raised at base below, more acute toward apex; basal veins 4-6 pairs, first to second, sometimes third, free to base, those remaining coalesced 0.5-3.5 cm, raised above and below; posterior rib naked, turned up on outermost margin; primary lateral veins 3-5 per side, departing midrib at 30-50° angle, sunken above, prominulous below, lesser veins scarcely visible, drying raised on both surfaces; collective vein arising from the first basal vein or one of the primary lateral veins in the apical one-third of blade, sunken above, raised below, 3-7 mm from margin. INFLORESCENCE erect, shorter than leaves; peduncle terete, 11-15 cm long, 5-7 mm diam., ca. one-third as long as petioles; spathe pale green (B & K Yellow-green 7/10), coriaceous, oblong-ovate to broadly ovate, 8-11.5 cm long, 3-5.5 cm wide, broadest near the base, caudate-acuminate at apex, obtuse, rounded to sub-cordate at base; spadix pale green to white, 6-9 cm long, 1-1.6 cm diam. midway, scarcely tapered at both ends; flowers 4-lobed, 2-3 mm long, 2.1-3.5 mm wide, sometimes equal in both directions, the sides jaggedly sigmoid, 12-22 flowers visible in the principal spiral, 7-15 visible in the alternate spiral; tepals matte to glossy, lateral tepals 1-1.6 mm wide, the inner margin broadly rounded; pistils scarcely emergent, white; stigmas linear, ca. 0.3 mm long; stamens emerging scattered throughout spadix, laterals first, exserted for some time before alternates emerge; anthers white, clustered around pistil, 0.4-0.6 mm long, 0.6-0.8 mm wide; thecae ovate-elliptic, slightly divaricate; pollen white. INFRUCTESCENCE with spathe persisting; spadix to 15 cm long, ca. 3 cm diam.; berries yellow, rounded at apex, mesocarp gelatinous; seeds 2, 3-3.5 mm long, 2-2.5 mm wide, 1.1-1.2 mm thick, flattened, enveloped in a gelatinous substance.
    Habitat
    Premontane forest life zones.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Panamá

    Anthurium fusiforme Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 14: 102 (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.
    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