1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium sidneyi Croat & Lingán

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

    [CATE]

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

    Habitat
    In areas of Tropical moist forest (T-mf).
    Distribution
    Known only from Ecuador (Pastaza Province) and Peru (Department of Loreto).
    General Description
    Description based on dried material; epiphytic; roots 1-2 mm diam., grayish to pale brown; stem terete; internodes 0.2-0.6 cm long, 0.4-0.7 cm diam.; cataphylls 2-6.2 cm long, 1-ribbed, oblong-lanceolate, membranaceous, brown to greenish brown, the uppermost persisting, then deciduous. LEAVES erect to spreading; petioles 2.3-9.2 (12.6) cm long, 0.1-0.2 diam., U-shaped, shallowly and acutely sulcate, green; sheath 0.2-1.7 cm long; geniculum 0.2-0.5 cm long, inconspicuous; blades subcoriaceous, 8.1-23 cm long, 2.1-6 cm wide, wider at the upper third, oblanceolate to elliptic, attenuate at base, abruptly acuminate to acute at apex, semiglossy above, glossy below; midrib inconspicuously raised on both surfaces; primary lateral veins (5)7-10 per side, almost inconspicuous, straight, departing at 40°-50° angle from the midrib; interprimary veins slightly raised in both surfaces; collective veins arising from one of the 1st or 2nd primary lateral veins, 0.2-0.8 cm from the margins. INFLORESCENCE erect; peduncle weakly ribbed, 4-20 cm long, 0.1 cm diam., greenish, 1.7-2.2 times longer than the petiole; spathe green, membranaceous, 1.9-6.6 cm long, 0.6-1.3 cm wide, ovate-lanceolate, abruptly acuminate at apex, acute at base; the margins forming ca. 50° angle on peduncle; spadix cylindric to slightly long-tapered, green, 3.6-7.2 cm long, 0.2-0.3 cm diam.; flowers rhombic, margins straight, 4 × 2 mm; 3-4 flowers visible in both spirals; pistils 2 mm long; stigmas oblong; stamens ca. 2 mm long, filaments flattened; thecae slightly divaricate. INFRUCTESCENCE erect to spreading; spadix (3) 7.4-10.6 cm long, 0.7-2.3 cm wide; berries green to red, early emergent, ovate with the apex conical, stigmas protruding.

    Distribution

    Anthurium sidneyi Croat & Lingán appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Rodriguésia 56(88): 26 (2005)

    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.

    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

    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