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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Endemic to Venezuela, known only from the type locality.
    Habitat
    Premontane rainforest.
    General Description
    Epilithic; stem thick, reclining horizontally; internodes short; cataphylls persisting. LEAVES few; petioles 19-40 cm long, subterete, sulcate adaxially, the margins rounded; geniculum 1.7-2.3 cm long, 1-1.2 cm thick; blades held erect on petioles, ovate, obtuse to short-acuminate at apex (the acumen with a cusp to 1.3 cm long), cordate at base, 30-37 cm long (equalling or twice as long as petioles), 19-24 cm wide (1.5-1.7 x longer than wide); sinus arcuate; upper surface glossy, lower surface slightly paler and brown glandular-punctate; major veins prominently raised on upper surface; basal veins 2 pairs, free to base (not naked at the sinus); primary lateral veins 7(8) per side, departing midrib at 45-55° angle, almost straight or weakly arcuate-ascending to the margin; tertiary veins prominent on both surfaces. INFLORESCENCES longer than leaves; peduncle 45-71 cm long; spathe recurved or reflexed,persistent, green, narrowly oblong-ovate, 11 cm long, 0.8 cm wide, decurrent at base for 8 mm; spadix dark purple, becoming green with age, slightly tapered, sessile, 13.3-15.3 cm long, 7.5 mm diam.; 6-8 flowers visible in principal spiral. INFRUCTESCENCE to 1.5 cm diam.; berries unknown.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Venezuela

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

    First published in Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 76: 917 (1989)

    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.

    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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    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