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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Diagnostic
    Characterized by a very long stipe and narrowly oblanceolate blades. It is similar to A. tunquii, but that species has a much shorter stipe and more oblong-elliptic blades.
    Distribution
    Endemic to the type locality in northern Perú (Santiago river valley).
    Vernacular
    Local Aguaruna name: yakiya sugkip.
    General Description
    Epiphytic, internodes short, drying 1- 1.3 cm diam.; cataphylls ca. 6.5 cm long, pale tan, weathering to coarse longitudinal fibers, persistant at upper nodes, then eventually deciduous. LEAVES: Petioles 18.5-46.5 cm long, drying 2-4 mm diam., yellowish brown; blades narrowly oblanceolate, somewhat narrowly acuminate at apex (acumen 3-3.5 cm long), 37-38 × 6.2-7 cm, greenish brown above, eglandular, paler below with dark punctations; midrib slightly raised, concolorous above, rounded, concolorous below; primary lateral veins 12-13 per side, slightly more prominent than interprimary veins, arising at a 35-40° angle from the midrib; collective veins arising from near base, more prominent than primary veins, 3-5 mm from margin. INFLORESCENCES with peduncle 30 cm long; spathe reflexed, about 3 mm wide where it attaches to base, otherwise lost; spadix slightly tapered, prominently stipitate (stipe 1.5-1.8 cm long), ca. 10 cm long. Flowers 1.9- 2 × 1.1-1.5 mm, 3-4 visible per spiral; lateral tepals 0.9-1.1 mm wide, outer margins two-sided. Infructescence 12 cm long, drying 6 mm wide, setting fruit in lower 3/4 only.
    Habitat
    Tropical moist forest (T-mf) and Premontane wet forest (P-wf) life zones.

    Distribution

    Anthurium huashikatii Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Rodriguésia 56(88): 75 (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