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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Habitat
    Premontane rain forest.
    General Description
    Epiphyte; stems less than 10 cm long, less than 1 cm diam.; internodes short; roots numerous, green, descending, 2-3 mm diam.; cataphylls thin, drying reddish brown, early deciduous. LEAVES erect; petioles 3-6 cm long, 2-3 mm diam., sulcate adaxially, rounded abaxially; geniculum 3-4 mm long; blades narrowly ovate to ovate-lanceolate, drying moderately thick, narrowly acute to acuminate at the apex, acute at base, 5.5-10 cm long, 1.6-2.7 cm wide, broadest at or below the middle; both surfaces semiglossy, upper surface minutely brownish speckled with short, linear, pale raphide cells, lower surface conspicuously glandular-punctate; midrib raised on both surfaces; primary lateral veins 5-7 per side, moderately obscure above, weakly raised below on drying; interprimary veins weakly raised; collective vein arising from the base, 2-3 mm from the margin, scarcely visible above, weakly raised below. INFLORESCENCE shorter than the leaves; peduncle slender, 7-8 cm long, ca. 1 mm diam. (dried); spathe thin, green, oblong-linear, 2.7 cm long, 3 mm wide, narrowly acuminate at apex, inserted at 45° angle on peduncle; spadix green, narrowly oblong, 3.5-4.5 cm long, 2 mm diam. near the base, less than 1 mm diam. near apex; flowers (dry) rhombic, 2-2.2 mm long, ca. 1.5 mm wide, the sides moderately straight, 2-3 flowers visible in the principal spiral, 4-5 flowers visible in the alternate spiral; tepals semiglossy, lateral tepals 1.2-1.3 mm wide, the inner margin moderately straight, the space between the tepals elongated slightly in the direction of the axis, 0.7-0.9 mm long; pistil not emergent; stamens persistent after anthesis; anthers ca. 0.2 mm long; 0.4-0.6 mm wide, held at the level of the tepals around the pistil; thecae subcircular to broadly elliptic, divergent at ca. 180° angle from one another. INFRUCTESCENCE not seen.
    Distribution
    Known from the type location near the top of Cerro Jefe in Panamá Province and Carti from San Blas Province in Panama.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Panamá

    Anthurium gentryi Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 14: 104 (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