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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia (Risaralda).

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution

    Anthurium apiaense is endemic to Colombia known only from the type locality in Risaralda Department between Apia and Pueblorico at ca. 1,200 m in a Montane wet forest life zone (Holdridge, 1971).

    General Description

    Terrestrial to hemiepiphyte, to 4 m tall; internodes 15-25 cm long, 2-3.5 cm diam., dark green, soon gray, many finely-ribbed, moderately glossy, minutely granular; cataphylls 10-11 cm long, 1.5-2.0 cm wide, persisting semi-intact in pieces at upper nodes, then deciduous, granular, pale-lineate, lower surface finely-ribbed; petioles 48 cm long, 7-10 mm wide, drying grayish brown, terete, narrowly and acutely flattened, with a few major ribs, sometimes with a few extra acute low ribs on sides below, glossy, minutely granular; geniculum 1.8 cm long, 6 mm wide, drying darker grayish brown, granular, moderately ribbed; blades narrowly ovate-sagittate, 62 cm long, 46 cm wide, 1.25-1.5 times longer than broad, 1.2 times longer than petioles, subcoriaceous, dark green and weakly glossy above, slightly paler and semiglossy below drying dark gray and weakly glossy above, slightly paler and semiglossy below; upper surface drying minutely granular on magnification, sparsely pale-short-lineate along the veins; lower surface drying moderately smooth, sparsely pustular; anterior lobe 45 cm long, broadly rounded; posterior lobes 21 cm long, 15-17 cm wide, rounded at apex; basal veins 4-6 pairs 1st to 2nd pair free to base, 2nd fused 15 mm, 3rd fused 25 mm, 4th-5th pairs fused 6.0 cm, 6th fused 8 cm,; posterior rib naked 1.8-3 cm; sinus 17 cm deep, 6 cm wide; midrib narrowly raised and more or less concolorous above, convex and paler below, granular with speckled inclusions; primary lateral veins 7-8 on both sides, arising at 50-55°(-70°), granular; tertiary veins moderately prominulous below, fewer and less prominent above; collective veins arising from lSI pair of basal veins, 2-12 mm from margin. INFLORESCENCE with peduncle 24.5 cm long, 4-6 mm wide; spathe 22 cm long, 1.8-2.3 cm wide, spreading, green, pale-lineate, granular on magnification, 9.5 times longer than broad; spadix 23.5 cm long, 1.2 cm diam., dark purple, glossy, rounded at apex, becoming green in fruit; berries pale green, darker at apex; flowers 6-7 per spiral, 2.8-4.1 mm long, 3.0-4.0 mm wide; tepals coarsely and evenly pustular; lateral tepals 1.6-1.9 mm wide, inner margins broadly rounded, outer margins 2-3-lobed. INFRUCTESCENCE with berries pale green, darker at apex; seeds 2.

    [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. 2250 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba, hemiepífita
    Conservation
    No Evaluada

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia

    Anthurium apiaense Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Aroideana 34: 45 (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

    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