1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium promininerve 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 promininerve is known only from Colombia in Choco Department at 50-285 m elevation. Most of the collections have been made in the region of Bajia Solano. The first collection was made by E.P. Killip in 1939. At Cabo Corrientes the species is common to abundant in the forest and it is found in wet sites, generally on creek banks.

    Anthurium promininerve is known only from Colombia in Choco Department at 50-285 m elevation. Most of the collections have been made in the region of Bajia Solano. The 'first collection was made by E. P. Killip in 1939. At Cabo Corrientes the species is common to abundant in the forest and it is found in wet sites, generally on creek banks.

    General Description

    Terrestrial; stem 35-45 cm long; internodes short, 0.5-2.5 cm long, 2.7-5.1 cm diam., yellow-green, weakly glossy; cataphylls 1-ribbed, 6.520 cm long, persisting semi-intact, with longitudinal light brown fibers and reddish brown fragments of epidermis at upper nodes, but soon deciduous in the lower internodes; roots to 3 mm diam. at base, green. LEAVES spreading; petioles 85-108 cm long, 12 mm diam ., subterete, narrow and obtusely sulcate above, pale-speckled, almost matte; geniculum 3 cm long, 8 mm diam.; blades ovate-cordate to ovate-sagittate 57-89 x 26.5-44 cm, subcoriaceous, dark green and matte-subvelvety above, much paler and matte below; anterior lobe 45-70 cm long; posterior lobes rounded, 13-20 cm long, longer than broad; sinus parabolic, 9.5-15 cm deep; posterior ribs naked; major veins raised, thicker than broad, more or less acute and slightly paler than surface above; acute, weakly raised and concolorous below; midrib acute and slightly paler above; thicker than broad, convex, faintly 3-ribbed and slightly paler below; primary lateral veins 10-15 pairs, departing midrib at 45-50° angle; secondary veins thicker than broad, as conspicuous as primary lateral veins; basal veins 7 pairs; lst-3rd free to base, 5th-7th coalesced to 5 cm; collective vein arising from the 2nd basal pair, 3-7(-10) mm from margin; tertiary veins weakly visible. INFLORES-CENCE erect; peduncle terete, 29-83 cm long, 4-10 mm diam., light green short-lineate; spathe erect-spreading, lanceolate, long-acuminate at apex, 16.5-25 X 2.5-4.4 cm, moderately coriaceous, brittle, light green; spadix stipitate 1.6-2.6 cm, tapered, 14-31 cm long, 9-14 mm diam. at base, 8-10 mm midway, 4-5 mm at apex, dark olive-green, becoming bright golden yellow, with a sweet, weak aroma; flowers rhombic, 2-2.2 X 1.5-1.7 mm, 5-6 visible in the principal spiral; tepals glossy. INFRUCTESCENCE with spadix olive green; berries globose, dark purple, green at apex.

    Terrestrial; stem 35-45 cm long; internodes short, 0.5-2.5 cm long, 2.7-5.1 cm diam., yellow-green, weakly glossy; cataphylls 1-ribbed, 6.520 cm long, persisting semi-intact, with longitutinal light brown fibres and reddish brown fragments of epidermis at upper nodes, but soon deciduous in the lower internodes; roots to 3 mm diam. At base, green. LEAVES spreading; petioles 85-108 cm long, 12 mm diam . subterete, narrow and obtusely sulcate above, pale speckled, almost matte; geniculum 3 cm long, 8 mm diam.; blades ovate-cordate to ovate-sagittate 57-89 x 26.5-44 cm subcoriaceous, dark green and matte-subvelvetty above, much paler and matte below; anterior lobe 45-70 cm long posterior lobes rounded, 13-20 cm long, longer than broad; sinus parabolic,9.5-15 cm deep; posterior ribs naked; major veins raised, thicker than broad, more or less acute and slightly paler than surface above; acute, weakly raised and concolorous below; midrib acute and slightly paler above; thicker than broad, convex,faintly 3-ribbed and slightly paler below; primary lateral veins 10-15 pairs, departing midrib at 45-50° angle; secondary veins thicker than broad, as conspicuous as primary lateral veins; basal veins 7 paris; 1st-3rd  free to base, 5th-7th coalesced to 5 cm; collective vein arising from the 2nd  basal pair, 3-7(-10) mm from margin; tertiary veins weakly visible. INFLORESCENCE erect; peduncle terete, 29-83 cm long, 4--10 mm diam., light green short-lineate; spathe erect -spreading, lanceolate,long-acuminate at apex, 16.5-25 X 2.5-4.4 cm, moderately coriaceous, brittle, light green; spadix stipitate 1.6-2.6 cm, tapered, 14-31 cm long, 9-14 mm diam. at base, 8-10 mm midway, 4-5 mm at apex,  dark olive-green, becoming bright golden yellow, with a sweet, weak aroma; flowers rhombic, 2-2.2 x 1.5-1.7 mm, 5-6 visible in the principal spiral; tepals glossy. INFRUCTESCENCE with spadix olive green; berries globose, dark purple, green at apex.

    [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 - 285 m.; Pacífico.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    No Evaluada

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia

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

    First published in Aroideana 27: 108 (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