1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium moronense 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

    General Description
    Climbing epiphyte; internodes 3-6 x 0.8-1.2 cm; cataphylls thick, drying brownish, 7-12 cm long, persisting intact at least at upper nodes. LEAVES erect; petiole 25-45 cm x 4-5 mm, square, reddish; geniculum 1.5-2.0 cm x 4-7 mm; blades trilobed to 6-12 cm from the base, coriaceous, 21-32 x 26-42 cm, pale green below, raphides sunken on upper surface, not easily visible, drying with red-purple dots on a silver-white surface below, base truncate; central lobe broadly obovate, 15-22 x 10-17 cm, apex acute, apiculum 1-2 mm long; midrib raised above and below, rounded; primary lateral veins 5-6 per side, arcuate-ascending, weakly raised above, rounded, raised below, departing midrib at 40-50°; tertiary veins prominulous below; collective veins arising from the first pair of basal veins, 8-15 mm from the margin, sunken above, raised below; lateral lobes spreading, 90° from central lobe, 15-25 x 8-15 cm, apex broadly rounded, inner margin straight to weakly concave (weakly convex), outer margin convex; basal veins 4-6 pairs, the first one free, the second joined for up to 1 cm, the rest joined for up to 5.5 cm; posterior ribs weakly arcuate, 80-90° from midrib, naked for up to 2.5 cm. INFLORESCENCE erect; peduncle reddish, 12-24 cm x 2-6 mm, shorter than petiole; spathe green, lanceolate, 6.5-16.0 x 0.7-2.0 cm, apex acuminate, base acute; spadix sessile, purplish violet, cylindric, 7-14(-20) cm x 4-7 mm; 4-6 flowers per principal spiral, rhombic to 4-lobed, 2.5-3.0 x 2.0-2.5 mm, sides straight to weakly sigmoid; tepals velvety, lateral tepals ca. 1.2 mm wide, inner margin rounded, outer margin bluntly angled; stamens weakly exserted; anthers ca. 0.50 x 0.45 mm, thecae elliptic, slightly divaricate; pistils weakly emergent; stigma rounded, ca. 0.35 mm across. INFRUCTESCENCE with purple spadix, 11-20 x 0.7-1.0 cm; fruits red-violet, dark at apex, much paler at base, lanceolate with acute apex, ca. 4.5 x 2.5 mm.
    Habitat
    It grows in premontane wet forests, premontane moist forests, and lower montane wet forests.
    Distribution
    Found in southeastern Ecuador (Morona-Santiago and Zamora- Chinchipe provinces) and northeastern Peru (Cordillera del Cóndor, near the Ecuadorian border).

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador, Peru

    Anthurium moronense Croat & Carlsen appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Novon 14: 405 (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