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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    This species is only known from the Department of Amazonas (Province of Bongará).
    Habitat
    Grows near the banks of creeks in Tropical Lower Montane dry forest (TLM-df).
    General Description
    Description based on dried material. Epiphyte; roots white, short pubescent, 2–3 mm wide; internodes up to 1.6 cm long, 1– 1.2 cm diam.; cataphylls 3.3–11.2 cm long, lanceolate, subcoriaceous, persisting intact, drying brown to reddish brown. Leaves erect to spreading; petioles 46.6–75.4 cm long, 0.2–0.5 cm diam., terete, green; sheath up to 3.2 cm long; geniculum 1.1–1.8 cm long; blades drying subcoriaceous, 21.6–32.5 cm long, 6.3–7.2 cm wide, narrowly ovatetriangular, attenuate at apex, subcordate at base, drying yellowish brown; midrib raised in both surfaces; primary lateral veins 7–12 per side, not prominent above, conspicuously raised below, straight weakly curvated, departing at 50–65° from the midrib; collective veins arising from the 2nd primary lateral veins, (0.1) 0.3–1.1 cm from the margin. Inflorescence erect to spreading; peduncle 41.1–64.2 cm long, 0.1–0.4 cm diam., terete, green, 0.85–0.88 times longer than the petiole; spathe subcoriaceous, green, persistent, spreading, 2.6–5.9 cm long, 0.6–0.8 cm wide, linear oblong, conspicuously acute to obtuse at apex, acute at base, the margins joining at 25–55° angle; spadix long, slender and weakly tapered, (2) 3–10.6 cm long, 0.3–0.4 cm wide near to base, 0.2 mm wide near to apex, green; stipe green, 1.1–1.6 cm long in front, 0.3–0.6 cm long in back; flowers rhombic, margins straight, 3 × 1.5 mm; 2–3 flowers visible in the principal spiral, 4–6 flowers visible in the alternate spiral; tepals with the inner margins straight to weakly convex; pistils with stigmas rounded, not protruding; stamens with anthers protruding at anthesis; thecae divaricated. Infructescence not seen.
    Diagnostic
    This species belongs to Anthurium section Calomystrium and is particularly characterized by its narrowly-lanceolate, weakly cordate leaves drying yellowish brown, cataphylls persisting entire, and slender, green spadix subtended by a subcoriaceous green spathe.

    Distribution

    Anthurium mariae Croat & Lingán appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Rodriguésia 56(88): 49 (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 & Lingán 2005.New Species of Anthurium (Araceae) from the Peruvian Andes. Rodriguésia. 56(88): 43-51

    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.
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    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