1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium grandicataphyllum 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 grandicataphyllum is endemic to Colombia, known only from the Cabo Corrientes region, in Choco department. It is rare, and it is generally found high on trees, up to 20 m above the ground.

    General Description

    Epiphyte; stem to 35 cm long, 1.3-2.5 cm diam., medium green to reddish brown, semiglossy; internodes short, usually hidden by cataphyll fibers; cataphylls 8-26 cm long, persisting as pale fibers, soon laxly spreading, with fragments of epidermis; roots numerous. LEAVES pendent; petioles terete, rigid, 24-49 cm long, 3-5 mm diam., green, minutely pale-speckled with purplish violet punctations, weakly glossy to matte; basal pulvinus 1.8-2 cm diam.; geniculum 0.8-1.4 cm long, thicker than broad, 4 x 5-6 mm diam., pale green to yellowish; sheath to 4 cm long; blades oblong-lanceolate, gradually long-acuminate at apex, acute at base; 89-120 x 5.3-9.5 cm, moderately coriaceous, weakly glossy, dark green above, concolorous, slightly paler below with yellowish glandular punctations; drying medium to dark brown on both surfaces or sometimes grayish yellow-brown below; midrib bluntly acute and concolorous to yellow-green above; broadly convex and slightly paler than surface below; primary lateral veins 10-12 pairs, obscure but weakly raised above, mostly apparent in apical l/2, scarcely visible on lower surface, sometimes weakly raised on both surfaces; collective vein obscure. INFLORESCENCE erect-spreading; peduncle more or less rigid, terete, to 17 cm long, 6 mm diam., light green; spathe promptly withering, oblong-lanceolate, length unknown, 0.8-1cm wide, greenish; spadix 49 cm long, 9 mm diam., brown tinged with purple, matte; flowers 2-3 x 3.5-4 mm, ca. 6 visible in the principal spiral; the pistils rectangular and green. INFRUCTESCENCE unknown.

    [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. 30 - 160 m.; Pacífico.
    Habit
    Hierba, epífita
    Conservation
    No Evaluada

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia

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

    First published in Aroideana 27: 103 (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