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

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


    CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011.


    Anthurium nutibarense is endemic to Colombia, known only from the mountains of Antioquia on the western slopes of the Cordillera Occidentale at 950-1500 m in Premontane rain forest (P-rf).

    General Description

    Terrestrial, up to 40 cm tall; internodes short, 1.5 cm diam.; cataphylls 4.5 cm long, the uppermost drying reddish brown, intact, soon thin, pale, more or less parallel fibrous, then falling; petioles winged-ridged, 18-20 cm long, drying reddish brown; blades ovate, sagittate, conspicuously bullate, 27-36 cm long, 19.5-25.7 cm wide, 1.3-1.4 times longer than wide, 1.2-1.3 times longer than petioles, acute to shortly acuminate at apex, deeply lobed at base, drying matte and gray-green to grayish yellow-green above, semiglossy and yellow-green to yellow-brown below; anterior lobe 21-29.5 cm long, broadest somewhat below middle; sinus spathulate to closed, 6-10 cm long, 1-3 cm wide; midrib drying narrowly raised and more or less concolorous above, more or less round-raised, several-ribbed and dark brown below (the ribs with scaly protrusions); primary lateral veins 4-5 per side, arising at an acute angle then spreading at 40-50° angle, weakly arcuate and loop-connecting the collective veins, convex in weak valleys above, more or less round-raised and several ridged below with narrow, more or less translucent wings with tooth-like protrusions along the margins, wings often webbed and confluent in the angles of other veins; basal veins 5-7 pair, the 1st pair free to the base, the 2nd almost free to the base, the 5th & 6th coalesced 2.5-4 cm long; posterior rib naked 2.5-4 cm.; tertiary veins prominently and narrowly raised, some-times also bearing narrow wings; upper surface usually minutely granular (these sometimes weakly darker than surface) and usually sparsely pale-lineate; lower surface densely and minutely translucent-granular. INFLORESCENCE with peduncle 27-38 cm long, drying dark yellow brown, many ridged, the ridges sometimes with weak projections; spathe 6.5-9.5 cm long, 0.8-1.5 cm wide, ivory, tinged pink, sometimes green inside, and greenish yellow outside, drying light brown; spadix gradually long-tapered, dark green to brown, 7.5-9.8 cm long, drying 5-6 mm diam. at base.


    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.

    Endémica y nativa en Colombia; Alt. 1000 m.; Andes.
    No Evaluada


    Native to:


    Other Data

    Anthurium nutibarense Croat appears in other Kew resources:


    First published in Novon 18: 145 (2008)

    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.
    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.


    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.

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families.