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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Acre).

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Known only from the type collection made near the Rio Moa in Acre, Brazil.
    General Description
    Description based on dried material only. Terrestrial; stem 1-1.5 cm diam.; roots densely and finely pubescent, ca. 2-4 mm diam.; cataphylls subcoriaceous, lanceolate, ca. 10 cm long, acute at apex, reddish brown, persisting semi-intact. LEAVES with petioles 35-65 cm long, 4-8 mm diam., subterete, sulcate adaxially, rounded abaxially; geniculum slightly darker than petiole, ca. 1 cm long, appearing remote from base of blade by 4-20 cm; blades moderately coriaceous, ovate-elliptic to ovate, shortly acuminate at apex, broadly rounded then abruptly attenuate at base, 40-70 cm long, 17-26 cm wide, broadest at or below the middle, lower surface dark glandular-punctate; both surfaces green to yellowish green; midrib convexly raised above, acutely raised below; primary lateral veins 6-9 per side, departing midrib at 50-60° angle, ± straight, becoming arcuate near the margin, apparently convexly raised above and below; tertiary veins weakly raised; collective vein arising from about the middle of the blade, apparently sunken above, raised below, less prominent than primary lateral veins, 7-24 mm from margin. INFLORESCENCES erect, shorter than leaves; peduncle 24-40 cm long; ca. 2-5 mm diam., about half as long as petiole, terete; spathe recurled, membranous, violet, lanceolate, ca. 4 cm long, ca. 1.2 cm wide, broadest near the base, narrowly acute at base; stipe 15-28 mm long in front, 1-10 mm long in back; spadix violet, weakly tapered, ca. 7.7 cm long, 5-6 mm diam. near base, ca. 3 mm diam. near apex; flowers rhombic, ca. 2 mm in both directions, the sides ± straight to smoothly sigmoid; 4-6 flowers visible in either spiral; tepals smooth when dried; lateral tepals 1 mm wide, the inner margins straight, the outer margins 2-sided. INFRUCTESCENCE not seen.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil North

    Anthurium pranceanum Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 78: 704 (1991)

    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.
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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