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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Northern Perú.
    Diagnostic
    Characterized by large cataphylls, long oblong to oblongelliptic shaped blades, and red spadix. It is closest to A. apanui Croat, but that species has smaller cataphylls, fewer, more distinct primary veins spaced farther apart, and a green spadix.
    Vernacular
    Local Aguaruna name: idaimas.
    Habitat
    Tropical wet forest (T-wf), Premontane wet forest (Pwf) and Tropcial moist forest (T-mf) life zones.
    General Description
    Epiphytic; internodes short, drying 1.2-2 cm diam.; cataphylls 9.5-14 cm long, tan, weathering to a large reticulate mass with some longitudinal fibers closer to the apex. LEAVES: Petioles 21.5-25.5 cm long, drying 2-5 mm diam., yellowish brown; blades oblong to oblong-elliptic, acuminate (acumen 2.5-3 cm long), cuneate to attenuate at base, 37-40 (- 46) × 7.5-8 cm, eglandular, pale to medium brownish green, sometimes more yellowish brown above, closely dark glandular-punctate, yellowish brown tinged with gray below; midrib convex, brown to concolorous above, convex and slightly more raised, concolorous below; primary lateral veins 10-13 per side, scarcely more prominent than interprimary veins; collective veins arising from near base, as prominent as primary lateral veins, 4-6 mm from margin, sometimes a very faint, short, secondary collective vein exists, ending about 1.3 cm from base. INFLORESCENCES with peduncle 28-39 (-50) cm long, drying 2-3 mm diam.; spathe erect or reflexed-spreading, oblong-elliptic, 4.5-5 cm × 6 mm at widest part near base unfurled, acuminate; spadix reddish brown, cylindrical, erect but sometimes arching to a 90° angle, 5-8 (-21) cm long, drying 3-4 mm diam. Flowers 1.6-1.9 × 1.2-1.3 mm, 4-5 (-6) visible per spiral; lateral tepals 0.9 mm wide, outer margins 2 sided.

    Distribution

    Anthurium tunquii Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Rodriguésia 56(88): 90 (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., Swart, A. & Yates, E.D. 2005. New species of Araceae from the Río Cenepa region, Amazonas Department, Perú. Rodriguésia. 56(88): 65-126

    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