1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium morae Croat

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

    [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 - 275 m.; Pacífico.
    Habit
    Hierba, epífita
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [CATE]

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

    Distribution

    Anthurium morae is known only from Colombia in the vicinity of Cabo Corrientes, and is probably endemic to Choco. In the Cabo Corrientes region it is abundant and is found growing on trees at 2-3 m above the ground, or on fallen trunks and sometimes accidentaly growing on soil.

    General Description

    Epiphyte; stem 10-90 cm long; inter-nodes 3-20 mm long, 1-3 cm diam., yellow-green and weakly glossy; roots 2-3 mm diam., brown; cataphyIls 12-28 cm long, with fibers reddish brown, persisting mostly as parallel fibers with some crossfibers visible near apex. LEAVES spreading; petioles 10-45 cm long, 5-7 x 7-9 mm diam., sharply U-shaped in cross-section, broadly sulcate adaxially with blunt, erect margins, pale-speckled with purplish violet punctuations, weakly glossy, flexible; geniculum 2.5-3.5 cm long; blades elliptic, acuminate at apex, obtuse to cuneate at base, 14--45 x 7-24 cm, moderately coriaceous, dark green and serniglossy above, yellow-green and glossier below, purplish violet glandular-punctate on both surfaces, drying yellowish brown on upper surface, yellowish gray-green on the lower surface; midrib convex and concolorous above, thicker than broad, narrowly rounded and slightly paler below; primary lateral veins numerous, 15-20 pairs, closely parallel, extending between the basal veins, etched-sunken and concolorous above, more or less pleated-raised below; interprimary veins almost as distinct as primary lateral veins; basal veins 2-4 pairs extending toward the apex, 1-2 cm apart, deeply sunken and concolorous above, narrowly raised below; external basal vein 4 mm from margin; INFLORESCENCE erect-spreading; peduncle terete, smooth to slightly ribbed circurnferentialy, 28-58 cm long, 3-9 mm diam., mottled as petiole; spathe reflexed, lanceolate, 11-13 X 1.6-1.8 cm, light yellow-green, spadix stipitate, 2.4-3.2 cm in front and 0.8-1 cm in back, cylindrical, 10-19.5 cm long, 4-13 mm diam., yellow-green, semiglossy; flowers 2.5-3 x 3-3.5 cm, with more or less straight sides; ca. 5 visible in the principal spiral; pollen pale yellow. INFRUCTESCENCE with spathe to 16 X 2.7 cm; spadix to 26 cm long, 1.9 cm diam. at base; 1.5 cm at apex; berries to 6 mm long, 2 mm diam., narrowly ovoid-ellipsoid, more or less square at apex, red, mesocarp white; seeds 2, ellipsoid and flattened, 3 x 1.5 mm.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia

    Anthurium morae Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Aroideana 27: 105 (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