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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Habitat
    Tropical wet forest life zone.
    Distribution
    Known from Napo Province, Ecuador, near Tena.
    General Description
    Epiphytic; stem erect; internodes short, roots numerous, drying whitish; cataphylls unribbed, 6 cm long, drying grayish brown, persisting intact, eventually shredding at base. LEAVES with petioles (8-9)18- 19 cm long, ca. (3-4)5-6 mm diam., ± D-shaped, with obtuse medial rib and with the margins sharply raised adaxially, rounded abaxially; geniculum drying slightly darker and narrower than petiole, (0.4)0.6-0.9 cm long; sheath 2.5- 5.5 cm long, free-ending; blades coriaceous, narrowly oblong-elliptic, acute to long attenuate at apex, acute to obtuse (rounded) at base, (23.2)32.5- 69 cm long, (5.0-5.6)9-9.5 cm wide, broadest at or above the middle, the margins weakly undulate; both surfaces drying matte, reddish brown, slightly paler below; midrib obtusely angular to broadly convex at base, becoming narrowly acute toward the apex above, more prominently raised below, bluntly acute, becoming narrowly convex toward the apex, darker than surface when dried; primary lateral veins 5-8 per side, departing midrib at 65- 90º angle, prominently arcuate to the margin, drying convexly raised and darker than surface above and below; interprimary veins not numerous, less prominent than primary lateral veins; tertiary veins darker than surface when fresh, prominulous; reticulate veins visible on either surface; collective vein arising from near the apex, probably sunken above, raised above and below when dried, 4-10 mm from margin. INFLORESCENCES with peduncle (19.5)22.5-60 cm long, (2-3)6-9 mm diam. when dried, ca. (1.5)2.5-3 x as long as petiole; spathe green, subcoriaceous, lanceolate with acumen inrolled, (7.6)9-15 cm long, 1-2.5 cm wide, acute at apex, long attenuate at base; spadix green, cylindric to long-tapered, 6-18 cm long, 3-7 mm diam. near base, 1-2 mm diam. near apex; flowers rhombic to 4-lobed, (1- 1.5)1.8-2.3 mm long, (0.8- 0.9)1.6-1.8 mm wide, the sides moderately straight to jaggedly to smoothly sigmoid; (6-7)8- 17 flowers visible in principal spiral, 5 in alternate spiral; tepals minutely granular-papillate, lateral tepals (0.6)0.8-10 mm wide, ± shield-shaped, the inner margins straight to broadly rounded, the outer margins irregularly (2-3)3-4-sided; exposed portion of the pistil rectangular; stigma slitlike, 0.2-0.4 mm long.
    Conservation
    Vulnerable (VU) Criteria: B1ab(iii)

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Anthurium tenaense Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 78: 739 (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.

    Literature

    CATE Araceae
    • IUCN 2006. Red List of Threatened Species .
    • Croat, T.B. 1991. A revision of Anthurium Section Pachyneurium (Araceae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. 78 (3): 539-855

    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