1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium amargalense Croat & M.M.Mora

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia (Chocó).

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution

    Anthurium amargalense is known only from the type locality in a Tropical wet forest (bmh-T) life zone.

    General Description

    Epiphyte; stem short; internodes short, 2.5 cm diam.; cataphyll fibers not collected; root mass more than 30 cm diam. LEAVES with petioles subterete, obtusely and deeply sulcate, 14-20 cm long, 12 mm diam., medium green, weakly glossy; geniculum 4 cm long, 1.3 X 1.7 cm, slightly thicker than broad; blades 45-57 cm long, 19-23 cm wide, 2.2-2.6 times longer than wide, narrowly oblong-obovate, short-acuminate at apex, acute at base, moderately coriaceous, slightly bicolorous, dark green above, moderately glossy, dark glandular-punctate below, drying dark brown to grayish brown medium-dark brown below; margins convex toward apex, concave toward base, slightly undulate; midrib convex above, thicker than broad, narrowly rounded toward base and convex toward apex below, slightly paler than surface above and below; primary lateral veins 14-17 pairs, departing midrib at 50-55° angle, quilted-sunken above, convex pleated-raised and paler than surface (yellow green) below; interprimary veins moderately conspicuous below; collective veins arising from the lowermost primary lateral veins near the base, 3-4 mm from the margins; INFLORESCENCE unknown. INFRUCTESCENCE pendent-spreading; peduncle erect, 52 cm long, 1 cm diam.; spathe green, reflexed, 15 x 1.2 cm, the margins turned upward; spadix pendent-spreading, 70 cm long, 2 cm diam. (drying 1 cm diam.), berries magenta, in part early-emergent, globose, 6 mm long, 5 x 7 mm diam., with a medial apical depression.

    [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. 0 - 60 m.; Pacífico.
    Habit
    Hierba, epífita
    Conservation
    No Evaluada

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia

    Anthurium amargalense Croat & M.M.Mora appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Aroideana 27: 91 (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.

    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