1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium constrictum Croat & Carlsen

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Ecuador to N. Peru.

    [CATE]

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

    Habitat
    It grows in premontane wet forests.
    General Description
    Terrestrial or epiphytic; internodes short, ca. 1 cm diam.; cataphylls drying yellowish green, 5-9(-17) cm long, with apiculum 2-4 mm long, persisting intact at uppermost nodes. LEAVES erect; petiole 16-31(-46) cm x 2-4 mm, caniculate to D-shaped; geniculum 1.0-1.5(-3.0) cm x 2-4 mm; blades deeply trilobed to 2-4(-6) cm from the base, subcoriaceous, 13-27(-35) x 17-36(-40) cm, fresh surface color unknown, very few raphides above, denser and conspicuous below, base truncate to cuneate; central lobe broadly obovate, 12-24(-30) x 7.5-14.0(-24.0) cm, 2-4(-6) cm across at base, apex cuspidate; midrib weakly raised to sunken above, raised below, angled; primary lateral veins 9-13 per side, straight, weakly raised above, rounded, raised and very conspicuous below, departing midrib at 40-50°; tertiary veins prominulous; collective veins arising from one of the lowermost primary lateral veins, usually the third pair, 4-5 mm from the margin, weakly raised to sunken above, raised below; lateral lobes spreading to slightly falcate, 60-70° from central lobe, 8.5-20.0(-25.0) x 5-10(-16) cm, apex narrowly rounded, slightly turned forward, inner margin convex to straight, outer margin convex; basal veins 4-5 pairs, joined for 1.5-4.0 cm, then all of them separating at the same distance; posterior ribs straight, 80-90° from midrib, naked for up to 4 cm. INFLORESCENCE erect; peduncle 20-29 cm x 3-5 mm, longer than or equal to petiole; spathe green, lanceolate, erect, 5-7 x 0.6-1.2 cm, apex long-acuminate (tip inrolled), base acute; spadix sessile, dark purple, cylindric, 5.0-9.5 cm x 4-6 mm; 4-5 flowers per principal spiral, rhombic, 2.4-3.2 x 1.6-2.8 mm, sides weakly sigmoid; tepals thin and velvety, lateral tepals 0.8-1.1 mm wide, inner margin rounded, outer margin angled; stamens weakly exserted; anthers ca. 0.6 x 0.4 mm, thecae elliptic, slightly divaricate; pistils exposed even in very immature inflorescences; stigma round to elliptic, ca. 0.3 mm across. INFRUCTESCENCE purple, up to 6 mm diam.; fruits purple, rounded, covered by scalelike tepals, ca. 2 mm diam.
    Distribution
    Occurs on the eastern slopes of the Andes in southern Ecuador and northern Peru, along the mountain ranges of the Cordillera de Cutucú and Cordillera del Cóndor.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador, Peru

    Anthurium constrictum Croat & Carlsen appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Novon 14: 404 (2004)

    Accepted by

    • Carlsen, M.M. & Croat, T.B. (2007). Taxonomic revision of Anthurium section Semaeophllium Schott (Araceae) Harvard Papers in Botany 12: 173-234.

    Literature

    CATE Araceae
    • Carlsen, M.M. & Croat, T.B. 2007. Taxonomic Revision of Anthurium section Semaeophyllium Schott (Araceae) Harvard Papers in Botany. 12 (1): 173–234
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Carlsen, M.M. & Croat, T.B. (2007). Taxonomic revision of Anthurium section Semaeophllium Schott (Araceae) Harvard Papers in Botany 12: 173-234.

    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

    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