1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Species: Anthurium longissimum Pittier
        1. Anthurium longissimum subsp. nirguense G.S.Bunting

        This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is Venezuela (Yaracuy).

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Endemic to Venezuala, in Yaracuy, known only from the cloud forest along the summit of the Cordillera de la Costa north of Nirgua.
    General Description
    Stem 1.3 m long, clinging tightly to tree trunk, internodes short, one cm or less long. INFLORESCENCE: Spathe coppery red-purple abaxially, creamy suffused red-purple adaxially, reflexed, 5 x 3 cm; spadix 5 cm long, 2.1 cm diam. throughout, buff in development.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Venezuela

    Anthurium longissimum subsp. nirguense 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

    CATE Araceae
    • Bunting, G. 1986. New taxa of Venezuelan Araceae. Phytologia. 60 (5): 293-344
    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 2020. 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 2020. 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