1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium guanchezii G.S.Bunting

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Venezuela (Amazonas).

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Terrestrial; internodes short, drying 2.5 cm diam.; cataphylls persisting semi-intact. LEAVES; petioles 30 cm long, sheathing 1.7 cm at the base, cross-sectional shape not known; geniculum 0.8-1 cm long, remote from the blade base by 4.5 cm; blades pergamentaceous to subcoriaceous, broadly ovate, gradually acuminate at apex (the acumen 25 mm long), weakly cordate at base, 33.5 cm long, 22.5 cm wide; sinus 1.8 cm deep; the lower surface brown-punctate; the lower naked portion of midrib subterete and narrowly sulcate; posterior rib naked 1.5-2 cm; primary lateral veins ca. 8 per side, slender, departing midrib at ca. 40° angle, the lower 2-3 pairs at broader angle, arcuate-ascending to the margin; collective vein lacking or arising only in the upper fourth of the blade. INFLORESCENCES slightly longer than leaves; peduncle 58 cm long; spathe reflexed-recurved, narrowly ovate, 9 cm long, 2.5 cm wide, acuminate at apex, decurrent 1.2 cm at base; stipe 1.7 cm long in front, 4 mm long in back; spadix weakly tapered, 8.2 cm long (apex missing), 7 mm diam. at anthesis, to 1.1 cm diam. in pre-fruiting condition. INFRUCTESCENCE not known.
    Distribution
    Endemic to Venezuela and known only from the type locality in a region which lies near the boundary between the tropical moist forest and premontane wet forest life zones.
    Habitat
    Near the boundary between the tropical moist forest and premontane wet forest life zones.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Venezuela

    Anthurium guanchezii G.S.Bunting appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Phytologia 60: 295 (1986)

    Accepted by

    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.

    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