1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium fragae Nadruz

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Espírito Santo).

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution

    Rupicolous and heliophilous species of the higher altitude forests of the municipality of Castelo, Espirito Santo state.

    General Description

    Description based upon herbarium material. Herbaceous rupicolous, heliophilous. STEM erect; internodes very short, 0.1-0.2 cm long; cataphylls castaneous in dried material, intact to decomposed at apex, castaneous-brownish, intact at apex, lightly decomposed to decomposed and caducous towards the base of the stem, 3.6 cm long; prophylls idem, 1.5 cm long; sheath of petiole 1.2 cm long. LEAVES with petioles rounded abaxially, margins subacute to acute adaxially, 6.2-7.5 x 0.14-0.2 cm; geniculum 0.4-0.7 cm long; blades greenish, erect, chartaceous in dried material, lanceolate, base acute, apex acute, shortly apiculate, 18.1-22.2 x 3.7-5 cm; midrib rounded on both surfaces; primary lateral veins 9-11 on both sides; collecting vein starting from the base of blade, 0.3-0.5 cm away from the margin. INFLORESCENCE with peduncle ca. 34.4 x 0.85 cm; spathe sub-chartaceous, vinaceous, 3.6 X 1.1 cm triangular-lanceolate, forming an acute angle with the peduncle, decurrent 0.3 cm long; spadix vinaceous, cylindrical, 3.2 x 0.36 cm, sessile; flowers 5 at primary spiral, 3-4 at secondary; tepals with verrucose ornamentations externally, cucullate, lateral ones lightly convex internally, acute externally, posterior and anterior ones strongly convex internally and subcarinate externally, 0.13-0.15 X 0.12-0.15 cm; androecium with stamens opposite to the lateral tepals with thin filaments, stamens opposite the posterior and anterior tepals with thickened filaments, concave dorsally and flattened ventrally, 26-0.28 x 0.09-0.18 cm; gynoecium with punctuation between the ovary and stigma, prominent stigma, ovary oblong, sessile, bilocular, 1 ovule per locule with median axile placentation, 0.18-0.19 x 0.11 cm; berries not observed.

    Reproduction

    Flowers in October. Intensive collections at neighboring sites are necessary for the correct establishment of the occurrence, flowering and fruiting times of A. fragae.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Southeast

    Anthurium fragae Nadruz appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Aroideana 29: 96 (2006)

    Accepted by

    • Nadruz Coelho, M.A., Waechter, J.L. & Mayo, S.J. (2009). Revisão taxonômica das espécies de Anthurium (Araceae) seção Urospadix subseção Flavescentiviridia Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 60: 799-864.

    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