1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium arenasense Croat & D.C.Bay

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia (Valle del Cauca).

    [CATE]

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

    Phenology
    It was collected in flower in June.
    Distribution
    Known only from the Bajo Calima region of Colombia in the Department Valle.
    General Description
    Epiphytic; stem scandent; internodes 205 - 6.5 cm x 5 - 8 mm (dry), drying smooth, light tan, often covered with cataphyll fibers; roots few per node, drying reddish brown; cataphylls 7.5 - 8 cm long, persisting intact at upper nodes, weathering to a net-like reticulum of fibers at lower nodes, often covering internodes, drying light reddish tan. LEAVES erect-spreading; petioles terete, narrowly sulcate adaxially, 5.5 - 8.5 cm x 1.5 - 2 mm (dry); blades coriaceous, ovate to round, apiculate at apex, attenuate at base, 7 - 9 x 4 - 6.6 cm, 1.2 - 1.9 times longer than wide, 0.9 - 1.5 times longer than petiole, upper and lower surfaces minutely black-punctate, drying dull and pale olive-green, slightly paler below; midrib drying raised, paler on both surfaces; primary lateral veins 18 to 25 per side, departing midrib at a 40° - 60° angle, straight to innermost collective vein; innermost collective vein 1 - 1.8 cm from blade margin, second collective vein 3 - 8 mm from blade margin, third collective vein marginal or 2 - 3 mm from blade margin in lower 1/3 of blade; tertiary veins parallel. INFLORESCENCES erect; peduncle 15 - 16 cm long, drying pale tan; spathe spreading to reflexed, 3 - 4.5 cm long, deep green, drying olive-green; spadix stipitate 1 - 3 mm, cylindrical, 3.5 - 3.8 cm x 3 - 4 mm (dry), greenish white. Flowers square, 1.5 x 1.5 mm; thecae ovoid, ca. 0.15 mm long. INFRUCTESCENCE unknown.
    Habitat
    Occurring in the Tropical wet forest transition to Premontane (T-wf/P) life zone. It was collected along the shore of Buenaventura Bay in dense forest.
    [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. 0 - 50 m.; Pacífico.
    Habit
    Hierba, epífita
    Conservation
    No Evaluada

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia

    Anthurium arenasense Croat & D.C.Bay appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Novon 16: 27 (2006)

    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., Bay, D.C. & Yates, E.D. 2006. New Taxa of Anthurium (Araceae) from the Bajo Calima Region, (Valle, Chocó ) Colombia and Ecuador Novon. 16: 25-51

    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.
    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