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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Habitat
    Premontane rain forest.
    General Description
    Epiphyte; stems 4-6 cm diam.; internodes elongate; roots thin; cataphylls ca. 4.5 cm long, drying tan, persisting around stem, weathering to fine longitudinal fibers. LEAVES with petiole erect-spreading, 10-21 cm long, narrowly sulcate; geniculum ca. 1 cm long; blades ovate to ovate-triangular, moderately thin, long-acuminate at apex, lobed at base, 15-21 cm long, 8-10 cm wide, broadest at base or at point of petiole attachment; anterior lobe 13.7-20 cm long, margin straight to convex; posterior lobes 4-6 cm long, from apex of sinus to outermost point; sinus parabolic to hippocrepiform, the apex rounded; both surfaces matte (dry), the lower surface markedly paler; midrib raised above and below (dry); basal veins 4-5 pairs, the first and second free to the base, those remaining coalesced 0.7-1 cm, raised above and below (dry), yellow on lower surface; primary lateral veins 5-6 per side, departing midrib at 45-60° angle, prominulous above, raised below (dry), straight to weakly arching near collective vein; lesser veins conspicuous on drying; collective vein arising from the first or second basal vein, sometimes from one of the lower basal veins, prominulous above, raised below (dry). INFLORESCENCE shorter than leaves, erect; peduncle 4.5-8 cm long, 1-2 mm diam.; spathe green, subcoriaceous, lanceolate, 2.7-3 cm long, 5-7 mm wide, strongly reflexed, long-acuminate at apex; spadix yellow, cylindroid, rounded at apex, 2-3 cm long, ca. 3 mm diam. midway; flowers rhombic 2-2.4 mm long, 1.8-2 mm wide, the sides straight to weakly sigmoid; 3 flowers visible in the principal spiral, 5-6 flowers visible in the alternate spiral; tepals matte (dry), lateral tepals 0.7-0.8 mm wide, the inner margin straight to convex; pistils exserted; stigma linear, 0.4 mm long; not seen at anthesis. INFRUCTESCENCE not seen.
    Distribution
    Endemic to Panama. The species has been collected only twice in the Fortuna Dam area.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Panamá

    Anthurium pauciflorum Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 14: 153 (1986)

    Accepted by

    • 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