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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution

    Anthurium gomesianum, up to this moment, is thought to be endemic to the municipality of Santa Tereza at the state of Espirito Santo; probably, with new collections, the sampling areas of the species will be amplified.

    General Description

    Herb rupicolous or terrestrial. STEM erect; internodes extremely short;cataphylls castaneous to brownish, decomposed to rarely intact at apex, decomposed to caducous towards the base of the stem, 1.6-5.4 x 1.2 cm; prophylls castaneous to brownish, rarely intact, lightly decomposed at apex, decomposed to caducous towards the base of the stem, 0.95-2 cm long; sheath of petiole 0.5-0.95 cm long. LEAVES with petioles greenish, lightly channeled with subacute margins adaxially, rounded abaxially, 2.1-18.9 x 0.3 cm; geniculum lightly clearer than petiole, 0.2-0.7 cm long; blades greenish, discolorous, suberect, chartaceous, linear-lanceolate, equally narrowed at both extremities, base acute to shortly cuneate, apex rostrate-apiculate, 19-37.3 x 1.6-3.9 cm; midrib rounded on both surfaces; primary lateral veins obscure adaxially  and only visible abaxially, 13-17; conecting veins starting from the base of blade, 0.05-0.5 cm away from the margin, rarely extending up to the margin. INFLORESCENCE with peduncle erect, vinaceous before anthesis, becoming greenish-vinaceous, rounded to lightly angled, rigid, 12.5-25.5 x 0.2-0.26 cm; spathe membranaceous, flattened, persistent, greenish-vinaceous, lanceolate, suberect at start of anthesis, perpendicular to subreflexed at anthesis, forming an acute angle with the peduncle of anthesis, subchartaceous, vinaceous, 3.6 X 1.1 cm triangular-lanceolate, decurrent 0.3-0.5 cm long, 1.7-4.2 x 0.2-0.9 cm; spadix castaneous to brownish at anthesis, sessile, cylindrical, 3.85-8.5 x 0.22-0.46 cm; flowers five in transverse section of spadix, in primary spiral 5, in secondary 3; tepals with rugose walls externally, greenish with punctuations or ornamentations, anterior and posterior ones strongly acute dorsally and strongly concave ventrally, lateral ones acute dorsally and lightly convex ventrally, 0.12-0.13 x 0.11-0.20 cm, androecium with stamens opposite the anterior and posterior tepals with thickened filaments being concave dorsally and flattened ventrally, stamens opposite the lateral tepals with thin and flattened, anthers elliptic, dorsifixed, 0.13-0.18 x 0.05-0.09 cm, gynoecium greenish, without punctuations or ornamentations, ovary oblong, bilocular, sessile, stigma lightly prominent, 1 ovule per locule with subapical placentation; berries greenish.

    Habitat

    Species with rupicolous and terrestrial habit. In submontane and montane Atlantic Forest in humid and shady places.

    Reproduction

    Flowers in June, October and November, fruiting in November. More collections of the species in question are necessary to update the information referring to flowering and fruiting.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Southeast

    Anthurium gomesianum Nadruz appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Aroideana 29: 98 (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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • 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