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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Diagnostic
    The species is a member of sect. Xialophyllium and is characterized by its generally terrestrial creeping habit, elongated internodes sub-3-lobed leaves with outward-projecting lobes, 6–10 pairs of primary lateral veins, and collective veins arising from the first pair of basal veins as well as by its violet spadix. 
    Distribution
    Anthurium dolichocnemum is believed to be endemic to Ecuador (Napo, Zamora-Cinchipe)
    General Description
    Terrestrial with creeping rhizome, sometimes epiphyte; internodes 1–13 cm long, 3–6 mm diam., medium green, matte or weakly glossy, soon light gray-brown; cataphylls thin, 3–7 cm long, bluntly 1-ribbed, weathering brown, mostly deciduous or with a few weak fibers persisting; LEAVES drying green; petioles subterete, narrowly and obtusely sulcate (the margins bluntly acute), medium green, matte to weakly glossy, 12–29 cm long, 3 mm diam.; geniculum1 cm long,4 mm diam., broadly sulcate; blades sagittate-subhastate, with lobes projecting outwards, concave near the base, acuminate, 17–31 cm long, 6–20 cm wide, averaging 23 x 15 cm, 1.2–2.6 times longer than wide, 0.8–1.7 times as long as petioles, thinly coriaceous, dark green and matte-subvelvety above, light green and matte below; midrib narrowly raised and slightly paler above, narrowly raised and slightly paler below; primary lateral veins 6–10 pairs, arising at 45–60° angle, loop-connected to the connective veins, deeply sunken and concolorous above, narrowly raised and slightly paler below; tertiary veins in part weakly raised below; collective veins arising from the 1 stbasal vein, 4–8 mm from margin; basal veins 4–6, first 2 free to base, the remainder coalesced to varying degrees and branching from the posterior rib; posterior rib straight or slightly curved, naked 8–27 mm; sinus broadly to narrowly hippocrepiform. INFLORESCENCES erect-spreading; peduncle generallylonger than petiole, terete, 18–46 cm long, 2–3 mm diam.; s pat he green, lanceolate, caducous, ca. 7 cm long, 1.3 cm diam.; spadix sessile, tapered, dark green and glossy when immature, turning violet and matte when mature, 2.3–6.5 cm long, 4–5 mm thick. Flowers 4–5 visible per spiral, 2.4–2.6 mm long and wide; lateral tepals 2.2–2.4 mm wide, the outer margin 2-sided, inner margin broadly rounded. INFRUCTESCENCES: Berries green, early-emergent, mature berries not seen.
    Habitat
    Montane moist forest, Montane wet forest and Premontane wet forest life zones.
    Phenology
    1000–2000 m

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Anthurium dolichocnemum Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Aroideana 31: 47 (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.

    Literature

    CATE Araceae
    • Croat, T.B., Delannay, X. & Kostelac, C. 2008. New species of Araceae from Ecuadorian Amazonia. Aroideana, 31, 43-56.

    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