1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium hodgei Croat, M.M.Mora & Oberle

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution

    Anthurium hodgei is known from northwestern Antioquia Department, and adjacent Choco Department.  The species potentially occurs in bordering regions of Panama.

    General Description

    Understory epiphyte in deep shade; stems 10-70 cm long; internodes short, 3-10 mm long, 7-14 mm diam., green, matte, drying grayish, with irregular minute ridges and folds; cataphylls subcoriaceous, 4-22 cm long, acute at apex, drying yellowish to brown, fibers sparse, pale, antrorse, persisting at base for 2-6 nodes. LEAVES erect-spreading; petioles 22.5-64 cm long, 4-9 mm diam. at base tapering to 2-4 mm diam. at apex, obtusely sulcate adaxially, semiglossy, light green, short-lineate, drying grayish-green, matte; geniculum 2.2-3.1 cm long, drying same width and slightly darker than rest of petiole; JUVENILE PLANTS with petioles 12-22 cm long, 1-2 mm diam.; blade cordate, 19-29 cm long, 11-15 cm wide, broadest at base; ADULT PLANTS with blades cordate, 28.7-61 cm long, 21-50 cm wide, broadest at first primary lateral vein, gradually acuminate at apex (acumen 1-2 cm long); subcoriaceous dark green and matte-sub-velvety above, much paler and matte below, drying matte, medium gray-green above, slightly paler and medium yellowish gray-green below; anterior lobe 26-46 cm long; posterior lobe 10-18 cm long, 7.6-14.4 cm wide; sinus narrowly parabolic, 6-16 cm deep, 5-10 cm wide; midrib narrowly rounded at base, sharply acute by middle of blade above, narrowly rounded below, weakly paler than surface above and below; basal veins 6-10 pair, 2-4 pair free to base, 3-5 coalesced for 1.5-3.5 cm from base of lobe, 3rd or 4th basal vein often weakly coalesced for 4-7 mm from the base, posterior ribs naked to 4 cm; primary lateral veins 8-12, departing midrib at a 45°-60° angle from midrib, ascending to the collective vein, bluntly quilted-sunken above, narrowly raised and slightly paler than surface below, drying prominulous below, interprimary veins present; tertiary veins visible; collective veins arising from 2nd or 3rd basal vein, as prominent as primary lateral veins, 1-4 mm from margin. INFLORESCENCE short, erect to erect-spreading; peduncle 2-4.5 cm long, 1 cm diam.; spathe spreading, rolled under, ca. 21.4 cm long, 4 cm wide when flattened, brittle, pale green; spadix red, rarely pinkish to purplish (Hodge 7016, Brand 34) short-tapered, stipitate, erect, 4-10.5 cm long, 4-13 mm diam. at base tapering to 4-9 mm diam. at tip, drying reddish -brown; flowers square, 1.5-2.1 mm long in both directions, edges barely visible, 5-7 flowers visible in principal spiral, 7-9 flowers visible in alternate spiral; tepals weakly semiglossy, papillate, drying dark brown, 0.5-0.9 mm long, 0.25-0.45 mm wide, inner margin convex; pistils oblong, 0.2-0.4 mm long, 0.1-0.2 mm wide; anthers drying brown, 0.15 mm long, 0.2 mm wide; thecae oblong, divaricate; berries to 1.1 cm long, 5-5.5 mm diam., acute at apex, medium red apically, greenish white basally; seeds 2, somewhat flattened, 5 mm I x 2.5 mm x 1.5 mm deep, pale greenish white.

    Habitat

    The species occurs in Tropical rainforest (bp-T) in the lowlands and in Premontane rain forest (bp-P) at middle elevation in the western slopes of the Western Cordillera.

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Endémica y nativa en Colombia; Alt. 5 - 1330 m.; Andes, Pacífico.
    Habit
    Hierba, epífita
    Conservation
    No Evaluada

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia

    Anthurium hodgei Croat, M.M.Mora & Oberle appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Aroideana 27: 71 (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.
    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.

    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

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    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