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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution

    Anthurium pescadilloense is endemic to western Ecuador in Guayas Province at the Daule-Peripa Dam in the Boca de Pescadillo, at 80 m elevation in Tropical very dry forest life zone (according to the Holdridge lifezone map of Ecuador but Bonifaz reported it to be in Transitional forest between Tropical dry forest and Tropical moist forest).

    General Description

    Epiphyte; stems elongate, internodes 5-9 cm long, drying to 8 mm diam., terete; cataphylls persisting relatively tightly appressed along entire stem, drying to fine network of light brownish fibers, 4-5 cm long; petioles 6.5-8 cm long, drying to ca. 3 mm diam., 3-ribbed, narrowly sulcate adaxially; blades ovate, 20-21 cm long, 11-12 cm wide, approximately 2 times longer than wide, 2.5-3 times longer than petioles, acuminate at apex, rounded at base, drying with the surface wrinkled, medium gray and matte above, medium greenish gray and matte below, minutely and irregularly ridged below with blackened glandular punctuations on both surfaces, these sparse but large and prominent on upper surface and small and dense below, the margin revolute; midrib raised, drying somewhat darker than surface and acute above; primary lateral veins 5-7; secondary veins almost as prominent as primary veins; basal veins 2, free to base; collective veins normally arising from the uppermost basal veins, on occasion from the lowest primary lateral veins; INFLORESCENCE spathe green; spadix cream-colored, slightly tapered, 5 cm long and .5 cm diam., pistils early-emergent; styles broadly elliptical with the stigma deeply sunken, ellipsoid with a pale margin; flowers 6-7 visible per spiral, 2.5-2.6 mm long, 2.4-2.7 mm wide; lateral tepals outer margin 2-sided; stamens scarcely emergent then retracted under tepal; anthers 5 mm long, 6 mm wide, the thecae narrowly ovoid and slightly divaricate.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Anthurium pescadilloense 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