1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium churutense Croat & Cornejo

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Ecuador (Guayas).

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution

    Anthurium churutense is endemic to Guayas in Ecuador, known only from the type specimen.

    General Description

    Epiphyte (measurements from dried material only); internodes very short, 1 cm diam., roots dense, drying 1-2 mm diam., dark gray-brown; cataphylls 4 cm long, promptly becoming red-brown fibers, the fibers slender, parallel; petioles terete, 10-11.5 cm long, drying 2-3 mm diam., dark brown, narrowly sulcate adax-ially, deeply so on drying; geniculum sulcate, 6-11 mm long, slightly thicker and darker than petiole on drying; blades oblong-elliptic to oblong-oblanceolate, 26-33.5 cm long, 6.2-7.7 cm wide, 4.1-4.3 times longer than wide, narrowly acuminate at apex, acute at base; midrib drying bluntly acute to acute and concolorous above, narrowly rounded and darker brown below; upper surface eglandular, drying matte and dark gray; lower surface densely and finely dark glandular-punctate, medium yellow-brown and slightly glossy; primary lateral veins 6-7 per side, arising at 55-60° angle, drying weakly raised, undulate and concolorous above, weakly raised, narrowly rounded and darker than surface below; collective veins arising from the base, 4-7 mm from the margin, more deeply sunken than the primary lateral veins on the upper surface, about equaling the primaly lateral veins below. INFLORESCENCE erect-spreading; peduncle 23 cm long, drying ca. 1 mm diam., dark brown, matte; spathe erect-spreading, 1.6 cm long, 4 mm wide, green, drying dark yellow-brown; spadix 10 cm long, drying 4 mm diam.; flowers 3.8-4.0 mm long, 1.8-2.0 mm wide, 11--5 visible per spiral; lateral tepals 1.4-1.6 mm wide, broadly rounded on inner margin, 2-sided on outer margin; stamens 3-4 mJ11 long, 4-5 mm wide. INFRUCTESCENCE not seen.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Anthurium churutense Croat & Cornejo appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Aroideana 27: 61 (2004)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    CATE Araceae
    • Croat, T.B. & Cornejo, X. New Species of Anthurium from Western Ecuador. Aroideana; Journal of the International Aroid Society 27, 64 (2004).

    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