1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium xanthoneurum G.S.Bunting

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Venezuela (Amazonas).

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Description based on dried material only. Epilithic; stem short, ca. 2.5 cm diam. LEAVES with petioles less than 10 cm long; geniculum thicker than petiole, 2.5 cm long; blades thickly coriaceous, oblanceolate-elliptic, obtuse at apex, obtuse to narrowly rounded at base, 30-55 cm long, 8.5- 15 cm wide, broadest above the middle, the margins prominently revolute; upper surface semiglossy and weakly quilted, lower surface paler, matte and with conspicuous brown glandular punctations, yellow-green; midrib convexly raised above, more prominently so below; primary lateral veins 8-10 per side, departing midrib at 30-40° angle, weakly arcuate to the margin, convexly raised above in moderately deep grooves, conspicuously raised below; interprimary veins absent; tertiary veins prominulous, especially on the upper surface; collective vein absent. INFLORESCENCE with peduncle 50 cm long, ca. 6 mm diam.; spathe unknown; spadix (post anthesis) brownish green, long-tapered, erect, 24 cm long, ca. 8 mm diam. near base, ca. 4 mm diam. near apex, broadest at the base.
    Distribution
    Known only from the type collection from Cerro Aratitiyope in Amazonas, Venezuela.
    Habitat
    Premontane rainforest life zone.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Venezuela

    Anthurium xanthoneurum G.S.Bunting appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Phytologia 60: 298 (1986)

    Accepted by

    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • 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
    • 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.
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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