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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Ecuador (Pichincha).

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution

    Anthurium marleenianum is endemic to Ecuador, known only from the type locality in Pichincha Province at 1,585 m in a Premontane wet jorest life zone.

    General Description

    Terrestrial; internodes short, densely rooted, 3 cm diam., cataphylls 13 cm long, soon persisting as loose, pale fibers; petioles obtusely flattened and medium green, weakly glossy, 43-44 cm long, .8-1.1 cm wide; geniculum 1.2-2 cm long; blades 62-73 cmlong, 17.5-21.4 cm wide, 3.4-3.5 times longer than wide, .6 times longer than petiole, subcoriaceous, dark green and matte-subvelvety above, moderately paler and semiglossy below, eglandular, drying greenish above and below; midrib narrowly rounded and paler above more narrowly so toward apex, narrowly triangular and paler below with acute medial rib and paler below; primary lateral veins 20-25 on both sides, weakly raised, narrowly rounded and concolorous above, weakly raised and dark below, departing angle 72-75°; tertiary veins not visible; collective veins 8-10 mm from the margin, sunken above, raised below, drying yellowish green, originating only from basal veins; upper surface upon magnification moderately glossy, minutely areolate with short pale linear to punctuation cellular inclusions; lower surface glossy at magnification, moderately smooth. INFLORESCENCE reclining on ground; peduncle purple, 73 cm long, 9 mm diam.; spathe medium green, pale outside and inside, reflexed-spreading, 7.2 cm long, 8 mm wide; spadix cylindroid, 13.8 cm long, 1.9 cm diam. at base, 1.8 cm diam. midway, 1.5 cm diam. at 1 cm from tip, drying pale yellowish-green; tepals lateral tepals 1 mm-1.7 mm wide; outer margin 2 sided; INFRUCTESCENCE fruits green, protruding, immature.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Anthurium marleenianum Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Aroideana 34: 42 (2011)

    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