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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Colombia to N. Peru.

    [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
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 600 - 1670 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba, epífita
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Ranges from southern Colombia to Ecuador and northern Peru, and ranges throughout the eastern foothills of the Andes Mountains.
    General Description
    Epiphyte; stems pendent, ca. 20 cm long, to 1 cm diam.; internodes 0.5 - 1.5 cm long, 0.4 - 1.8 cm diam.; cataphylls 5 - 8 cm, green, 1-ribbed and acuminate at apex, persisting more or less intact at upper nodes, drying brown into brittle fibers at lower nodes. LEAVES with petioles 3.5 - 18 cm long, spreading-pendent, sheathed to between 1/2 and 3/4 their length; geniculum upturned, thicker and drying darker than petiole; blades oblong-narrow elliptic, (6.2)16 - 20 cm long, 4 - 8 times longer than petiole, 30 - 60 cm long, 2 - 4.5 cm wide, broadest at 2/3 to 3/4 the length from base, moderately coriaceous, narrowly acuminate with acumen 2 - 4 cm, attenuate at base, both surfaces matte, upper surface dark green, drying grayish, lower surface much paler, drying more brownish; midrib convexly raised above, much larger below; primary lateral veins 12 - 18 per side, departing midrib at 35° angle, raised slightly more below than above; interprimary veins only slightly less prominent than primary veins; collective veins arising from the base, with same prominence as primary lateral veins, 2 - 5 mm from margin. INFLORESCENCE spreading, shorter than leaves; peduncle 16 - 25 cm long, 3 mm diam., pale green, quadrangular, the margins winged; spathe spreading, subcoriaceous, yellowish green (B & K yellow green 8/10), linear or narrowly lanceolate, 6 - 10 cm long, 1 - 1.5 cm wide, broadest near base, inserted at a 60° angle on petiole, the apex acuminate with acumen inrolled, 5 mm long, the base margins meeting acutely at 50° angle, stipe 12 - 20 mm long in back; spadix olive-green (B&K yellow 5/5) at anthesis, paler (B&K yellow 7/7.5) prior to anthesis, long ellipsoid, scarcely, bluntly tapered at apex, curved upwards away from spathe, 6 - 13 cm long, 4 mm diam. at base and at middle, 3 mm diam. at apex, turning reddish, producing white berries; flowers slightly rhombic, 2.8 mm long, 2.2 - 2.4 mm wide, 5 in principal spiral, 3 in alternate spiral, the sides nearly straight to slightly sigmoid; tepals matte pre-anthesis, 1.2 mm wide, inner margins rounded, outer margins 2-sided, pistils raised before stamens emerge, green, stigma slitlike, raised, droplets appearing several days before anthesis, 0.5 mm long, slightly papillate; stamens emerge in unusual manner, the alternates preceding laterals by 2 spirals, barely emerging above tepal level, closely circling pistil but not obscuring pistil; anthers white; 0.6 - 0.7 mm long, 0.4 mm wide; thecae 0.2 - 0.3 mm wide; pollen white.
    Habitat
    Tropical wet forest (Twf), Premontane wet forest (P-wf), and Premontane rain forest (P-rf) life zones.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

    Anthurium ceronii Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Rodriguésia 56(88): 17 (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

    CATE Araceae
    • Croat, T.B., Lingán, J. & Hayworth, D. 2005. A new section of Anthurium, Sect. Decurrentia - Revision of the Anthurium decurrens Poeppig complex in Amazonia Rodriguésia. 56 (88): 15-30
    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