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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Colombia.

    [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. 1524 - 2100 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [CATE]

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

    Distribution

    Anthurium giraldoi is only known only from Valle and Choco Departments along the continental divide in Montane wetforest life zone between Cali and Anserma in cloud forest near the summit of the Cordillera Occidental.

    General Description

    Terrestrial; stem succulent, creeping then erect; internodes 1-6.5 cm long, 6-7 mm diam., drying 3-5 mm diam, yellow-green, tinged reddish, matte to weakly glossy, drying grayish yellow-brown, finely and weakly striate; cataphylls to 2-4 cm long, soon pale-fibrous, the fibrous in part persistent at the upper nodes; petioles (3.2-)6-23 cm long, coarsely several-ribbed (the ribs markedly undulate with jagged margins), sheathed usually scarcely at all but sometimes sheathed form l/2 to 2/3 its length; sheath free-ending; blades ovate to narrowly ovate, 6.0-20.5 cm long, 5.0-14.5 cm wide, 1.2-1.6 times longer than wide, rounded to acute at apex, often weakly mucronate, weakly sub cordate at base, matte, dark green above, drying dark yellow-brown to medium yellow-brown above, moderately paler and yellow-green below, drying grayish yellow-brown below; midrib sunken and concolorous above, convex, I-ribbed along either side, slightly paler than surface below; basal veins 3-4 per side, narrowly and prominently raised above and concolorous above, convex to round-raised, 1-3 ribbed (the ribs sparsely hispidulous) slightly paler below; primary lateral veins 5-9 per side, arising at an angle of 20-40° degree, weakly sunken and concolorous above, narrowly raised and concolorous below, drying weakly raised and concolorous above, narrowly raised and acute, slightly darker below; the upper surface with the areas between the veins densely covered with irregular rows of irregularly shaped protrusions and ridges of the same texture and color as the blade surface, the protuberances often inequilateral, usually flattened, pointed, oriented mostly parallel to the veins, often most prominently raised on the distal end and diminished toward the proximal end; lower surface with minute, irregular punctations. INFLORESCENCE erect; peduncle 1.3-4 cm long, 1.2 mm diam., red, drying 0.6 mm diam. coarsely several ribbed, tinged purple, drying yellow-brown; spathe pale green to weakly tinged reddish, reflexed to erect, 1.0-3.5 cm long, 3-5 mm wide, curled over peduncle, green; spadix stipitate (stipe purplish-violet, to 1.0-7 cm long, 1-1.5 mm diam. on drying) 1.2-4.2 cm long, 1.2-5 mm diam. on drying, medium-dark yellow-green, scarcely tapered to the apex. Flowers 3-4 per spiral; tepals triangular to shield-shaped, drying minutely granular, 0.9 mm wide, the outer margin 2-sided, the inner margin rounded; stamens scarcely exserted; anthers 0.2 mm long, 0.4 mm wide, the thecae broadly spreading.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia

    Anthurium giraldoi Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Aroideana 28: 62 (2005)

    Accepted by

    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
    • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.

    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