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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Ecuador.

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution

    Anthurium lojtnantii is endemic to Ecuador known at present only in Manabi, Guayas and Los Rios Provinces and found in the low hills at the base of the Andes at 220-220 m in Premontane moist forest and Tropical wet forest at 220 m.

    General Description

    Terrestrial, ca. .2-.3 m high; dried stem moderately smooth, semiglossy under magnification; internodes 1-4 cm long, 3-4 mm diam., drying smooth, gray-green; cataphylls 5-6.3 cm long, pale green, drying thin, promptly deciduous; petioles 10-17 cm long, 1-2 mm diam., subterete; blades ovate-cordate to narrowly ovate-cordate, moderately to weakly cordate at base, narrowly acuminate at apex, 12-19 cm long, 6-9.5 cm wide, approximately 2 times longer than wide, 1-1.3 times longer than petiole, semiglossy above, paler semiglossy below, drying pale green above, lighter green below; basal veins 3(-4) pairs, the 1st pair forming a collective vein .2-.4 cm from margin; primary lateral veins 8-12 pairs, arising at 30-38° from midrib, raised below, drying paler below; secondary and tertiary veins obvious. INFLORESCENCE with peduncles 9-22 cm long, drying 1-1.5 mm diam., dried color light greenish brown; spathe green, narrowly linear-lanceolate, 3-5 cm long, 4-11 mm wide; spadix green, 2.5-5 cm long, 2-4 mm diam.; flowers 5 visible per spiral, 2.6-3 mm long, 2.3-2.5 mm wide, lateral tepals 1.6-1.8 mm wide, outside margin 2-sided, inside margin broadly rounded, very thin and almost translucent.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Anthurium lojtnantii Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Aroideana 31: 32 (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.

    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