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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Found in Panama and Costa Rica.
    General Description
    Epiphyte; stems short, 0.8-1.8 cm diam.; roots numerous, to 1 cm diam., green, descending; cataphylls moderately thick, 1.5-4 cm long, acuminate at apex, drying brown, weathering into fine persistent fibers, more or less intact at apex. LEAVES erect-spreading; petioles 2.5-20 cm long, 2.4 mm diam., more or less triangular, the margins sharp, sometimes 4-5-winged, conspicuously dark glandular-punctate on surface; geniculum usually 3-sided, 0.5-1.5 cm long, the abaxial rib usually undulate; blades subcoriaceous, lanceolate to oblong-elliptic, short-acuminate (the acumen apiculate, often down-turned), acute at base, 11-28 cm long, 3-7 cm wide, broadest at middle or just below; both surfaces semiglossy, the upper surface inconspicuously dark (purple-brown) glandular-punctate, the lower surface paler, dark glandular-punctate; midrib acutely raised above and below; primary lateral veins 7-14 per side, departing midrib at 40-65° angle, more or less straight or weakly curved to collective vein, sunken in valleys above, raised below; interprimary veins scarcely visible; collective vein arising from the base, 2-6 mm from margin, sunken above, raised below. INFLORESCENCE equalling or shorter than leaves; peduncle (9-)16-30(-43) cm long, 2-3 mm diam., terete; spathe thin, pale green, faintly tinged red-violet, oblong-lanceolate, 3-5 cm long, 8-15 mm wide, broadest just above base, short-acuminate at apex, acute to rounded at base, inserted at 55° angle on peduncle; spadix yellow-green (B & K Yellow-green 6/7.5), narrowly tapered to apex, 4.7-6.2(-9) cm long, 3-4 mm diam. at base, 1-2 mm diam. at apex; flowers rhombic to 4-lobed, ca. 4 mm long, ca. 3 mm wide, the sides jaggedly sigmoid, 3-4 flowers visible in the principal spiral, 5-6 visible in the alternate spiral; tepals matte, minutely papillate, the lateral tepals ca. 2 mm wide, the inner margin straight; pistils raised, green; stigmas 0.6 mm long, oblong, darker green than pistil; stamens emerging from near the base, laterals emerging first followed quickly by alternates, stamens retracting after anthesis; anthers white; pollen white. INFRUCTESCENCE erect-spreading, the spadix to 11 cm long; berries red (B & K Red 5/7.5), obovoid, truncate at apex, 4.5-5 mm in both directions; mesocarp thick, fleshy, juicy, translucent; seeds 4, greenish white, weakly flattened, 1.7-2.6 mm long, 1.2-1.9 mm wide, 1-1.1 mm thick, slightly depressed at apex with a short, sticky, translucent appendage.
    Habitat
    Tropical wet and premontane rain forest.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Costa Rica, Panamá

    Anthurium pageanum Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1978 Croat, T.B. [44596], Panama K000434263 isotype

    First published in Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 14: 146 (1986)

    Accepted by

    • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • 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
    • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

    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