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

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

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Epiphytic or terrestrial; stems to 25 cm long, 1-2 cm diam.; leaf scars obscured by persisting cataphylls; roots long, thin; cataphylls coriaceous, 12-20 cm long; drying reddish brown (B & K Yellow-red 4/7.5), persisting intact. LEAVES erect to erect-spreading; petioles (17-)25-62 cm long, ca. 4 mm diam., terete; geniculum 2-2.5 cm long; blades ovate to ovate triangular, moderately thick, long-acuminate at apex, deeply lobed at base, 21-36 cm long, 11.5-20 cm wide, broadest at point of petiole attachment or just above; anterior lobe 13.5-27 cm long, the margins rounded; posterior lobes 6-11.5 cm long, from apex of sinus to outermost point; the sinus hippocrepiform, rounded at apex; upper surface semiglossy with conspicuous raphide cells, lower surface drying matte; midrib raised above and below; basal veins 4-5 pairs, the first, sometimes second free to the base, the second to fifth coalesced 0.6-4.5 cm, raised above, prominently raised below; posterior rib naked, the inner margin weakly turned up; primary lateral veins 3-5 per side, departing the midrib at a 45-60° angle, sunken above, raised below, drying scarcely more conspicuous than lesser veins on upper surface, more prominent below, lesser veins visible on drying; collective arising from the first or second basal vein or sometimes from the third, 5-8 mm from margin, sunken above, raised below. INFLORESCENCE more or less erect, much shorter than leaves, peduncle 4÷30 cm long, 4÷6 mm diam., one-fifth to two-thirds as long as petioles; spathe subcoriaceous, green, ovate-elliptic, 3-5 cm long, 1.5-4.5 cm wide, broadest near the middle, rounded at apex, rounded to more or less obtuse at base, held erect at anthesis; stipe to 4 mm long; spadix white, becoming red- violet, short, cylindroid (scarcely tapered) to globose, 2-5.3 cm long, 7.5-20 mm diam. midway, flowers 4-lobed, ca. 1.5 mm long, 2.5 mm wide, the sides straight to weakly sigmoid; ca. 8 flowers visible in the principal spiral, ca. 12 flowers visible in the alternate spiral; tepals glossy, the lateral tepals ca. 0.6 mm wide, the inner margin rounded, the outer margin 3-4-sided; pistils raised, emergent; stamens held over and obscuring pistil; anthers white, 0.8 mm wide (dry). INFRUCTESCENCE erect-spreading; spathe reflexed; spadix 4-6 cm long, ca. 3.5 cm diam.; berries orange to red-orange, oblong-elliptic, 1.3-1.5 cm long, 5-5.5 mm diam., mesocarp white, gelatinous, with raphide cells; seeds 1-2, pale green to yellow, 4.3-4.5 mm long, 2.3-2.8 mm wide, appendaged at apex, surrounded by a clear mucilaginous sac.
    Habitat
    Lower montane rain forest.
    Distribution
    Western Panama in Bocas del Toro and Chiriquí Provinces.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Panamá

    Anthurium globosum Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Croat [67966] 58085.000

    First published in Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 14: 105 (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

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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