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

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

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Epiphyte; stems short; leaf scars hidden by cataphylls; roots moderately thin, greenish, descending; cataphylls subcoriaceous, 4.5-5 cm long, minutely apiculate at apex, drying medium brown, splitting at base, persisting more or less intact at apex. LEAVES erect-spreading; petioles 12-31 cm long, 6-7 mm diam., subterete, shallowly sulcate, the margins erect; geniculum 1.5-3 cm long; blades moderately thick, lanceolate to oblong-elliptic, abruptly acuminate at apex (the acumen downturned), obtuse to rounded at base, 20-29 cm long, 8-12 cm wide, broadest below middle; both surfaces semiglossy, the lower surface much paler, dark glandular-punctate; midrib convexly raised above, diminishing and sunken toward apex, convexly raised below; primary lateral veins 7-8(-12) per side, departing midrib at 55° angle, sunken above, raised below, more or less straight to collective vein; interprimary veins weakly sunken above, prominulous below; lesser veins scarcely visible below; collective vein arising from near the base or from one of the lowermost primary lateral veins, sunken above, raised below, 5-7 mm from margin. INFLORESCENCE spreading, equalling or longer than leaves; peduncle 19-48 cm long, 4-5 mm diam., sometimes faintly ribbed; spathe medium thick, pale green (B & K Green 8/2.5), lanceolate, 5-6.5 cm long, 1.3-1.5 cm wide, broadest at base, the margins tightly turned under, sometimes twisting longitudinally, inserted at 70° angle on peduncle; decurrent to 9 mm; spadix green (B & K Yellow-green 8/10), turning orange-brown before anthesis, lengthening markedly during anthesis, 9-15 cm long, ca. 5 mm diam. near base, ca. 2 mm diam. near apex; flowers rhombic, 2.5 mm in both directions, the sides more or less straight, 5-6 flowers visible in the principal spiral, 7-9 visible in the alternate spiral; tepals glossy, minutely papillate, lateral tepals ca. 1.9 mm wide, the inner margins straight; pistils raised, pale yellow-green; stigma ovate, ca. 3 mm long; stamens emerging slowly, more or less scattered or beginning at the base, the lateral stamens emerging to apex before alternates appear, only tip of anthers expose, anthers greenish white, 0.2-0.5 mm long, 0.5-0.7 mm wide, scarcely exposed, held at edge of pistil; thecae oblong, not divaricate; pollen white. INFRUCTESCENCE not seen.
    Distribution
    Serrania de Pirre in western Darien Province of Panama and Antioquia in Colombia.
    Habitat
    Lower montane rain forest.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Panamá

    Anthurium pirrense Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Croat, T.B. [37900], Panama K000434356 isotype

    First published in Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 14: 156 (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
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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