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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Habitat
    In tropical wet forests and tropical moist forests.
    Distribution
    Known from eastern Panama.
    General Description
    Terrestrial; internodes short, 1.0-2.5 cm diam.; cataphylls moderately thick, brown, 4.5-7.0 cm long, splitting at the base, intact at the apex, ultimately deciduous. LEAVES erect-spreading; petiole 14-55 cm x 2-5 mm, weakly sulcate to flattened adaxially near the geniculum, dark green tinged purplish; geniculum 1.0-1.8 cm x 3.5-6.0 mm, more conspicuously sulcate; blades deeply trilobed to 5-9(-11) cm from the base, subcoriaceous, (14-)20-42 x 24-42 cm, dark to medium green above, paler below, both surfaces matte, raphides present on the upper surface, base cuneate; central lobe oblanceolate [oblong-oblanceolate], 18-36 x 5-13 cm, apex acuminate; midrib raised above, angled, raised below, with 1 or 2 ribs; primary lateral veins 6-8 per side, straight, raised above, angled, raised below, departing midrib at 25-30°; tertiary veins conspicuous above and below; collective veins arising from one of the medial or lowermost pairs of primary lateral veins, 3-5 mm from the margin, flat to scarcely sunken above, raised below; lateral lobes falcate, (35-)40-55° [90°] from central lobe, (9-)13-30 x 4.0-9.5 cm, apex narrowly rounded, inner margin straight to weakly concave, outer margin convex; basal veins 4-5 pairs, the first free to the base, the lowermost 1-2 joined to 4 cm, the rest joined for 6-8 cm; posterior ribs straight, 40-60° from midrib, naked for up to 5 cm. INFLORESCENCE usually erect; peduncle (12-)23-36 cm x 3-5 mm, shorter than petiole; spathe green, lanceolate, (5.0-)9.5-12.0 x 1.0-1.5 cm, apex acuminate, base acute; stipe 4-9 mm long; spadix green (pale yellow), narrowly long-tapered, 5-14 cm long, (3-)5-6 mm diam. at base, 2-3 mm diam. at apex; 6-7 flowers per principal spiral, weakly 4-lobed, 2.0-2.5 x 1.5-2.5 mm, sides sigmoid; lateral tepals 0.6-0.7 mm wide, inner margin rounded, outer margin bluntly angled; stamens not exserted; anthers ca. 0.30-0.35 x 0.4 mm, thecae elliptic, slightly divaricate; pistils scarcely emergent, stigma ellipsoid, 0.4 mm across. INFRUCTESCENCE greenish, 7-14 cm x 6-9 mm; fruits purplish red at apex, white at base, round to ovoid, 1.6-3.3 mm diam.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Panamá

    Anthurium impolitum Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1980 Croat, T.B. [49792], Panama K000434310 isotype

    First published in Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 14: 116 (1986)

    Accepted by

    • Carlsen, M.M. & Croat, T.B. (2007). Taxonomic revision of Anthurium section Semaeophllium Schott (Araceae) Harvard Papers in Botany 12: 173-234.
    • 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
    • Carlsen, M.M. & Croat, T.B. (2007). Taxonomic revision of Anthurium section Semaeophllium Schott (Araceae) Harvard Papers in Botany 12: 173-234.

    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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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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