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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Diagnostic

    Internodia (3 –)6 – 11 cm longa, 4 – 7 mm diam.; cataphylla 7 – 9 cm longa; folia petiolo 1.2 – 5 cm longo, lamina ovata ad ovato-elliptica, 9 – 11 cm longa, (6 –)9 – 11(– 13) cm lata, nervis primariis lateralibus 6 – 9 utroque; pedunculus 4.5 – 10 cm longus; spatha 2 – 2.4 cm longa, 4 – 6 mm lata; spadix 3.2 – 5.5 cm longus, 4 – 7 mm diam.

    Distribution

    Anthurium caldodsonii is found in Ecuador (Los Rios, Pichincha and Chimborazo provinces) at elevations of 650 – 1270 m in Premontane moist forest and Premontane wet forest life zones.

    General Description

    Epiphytic; stems to 0.5 m long, rhizomatous; internodes (3 –)6 – 11 cm long, 4 – 7 mm diam., drying matte, dark brown; cataphylls 7 – 9 cm long, 1 – 1.5 cm diam., persisting as fibres at least at uppermost nodes, drying pale to dark brown. Leaves with petiole 1.2 – 5 cm long (averaging 2.2 cm), 2 – 4 mm diam., subterete to terete, broader than thick, finely ribbed, narrowly sulcate adaxially; blade ovate to ovate-elliptic, 9 – 11 × (6 –)9 – 11(– 13) cm (averaging 11.3 × 8.9 cm), 1.3 – 1.4 × as long as wide, averaging 5.6 × longer than petiole, abruptly acuminate at apex, rounded at base, coriaceous, semiglossy to matte, moderately bicolorous, drying light yellow-brown and ± concolorous, the surfaces moderately smooth, eglandular above, dark glandular-punctate below; midrib narrowly rounded above, bluntly acute and paler below; primary lateral veins 6 – 9 per side, departing midrib at 40 – 45° angle, obtusely raised and concolorous above, narrowly rounded and concolorous below, about as prominent as the collective veins; interprimary veins almost as distinct as primary lateral veins; tertiary veins moderately weak on both surfaces; collective veins arising from one of the primary lateral veins very near the base, a secondary pair of collective veins merging promptly with the margins; upper surface drying greyish brown and matte, eglandular; lower surface slightly paler and dark yellowish brown, densely glandular-punctate, the glands moderately small (0.15 mm diam.). Inflorescence erect; peduncle 4.5 – 10 cm long (averaging 6 cm), 2 – 3 cm diam., about 3 × as long as petiole, matte, medium brown; spathe reflexed, 2 – 2.4 × 0.4 – 0.6 cm (averaging 2.2 × 0.5 cm), elliptic, matte, green to greenish purple, drying deep brown; spadix 3.2 – 5.5 cm long, 4 – 7 mm diam., matte, violet-purple, drying deep brown; flowers 9 – 10 visible in the principle spiral, 5 – 7 visible in the alternate spiral, 2.2 – 2.4 × 2 mm; lateral tepals 1 mm wide, the outer margins 2-sided, the inner margin broadly rounded; stamens held at level of tepals, widely spaced on 4 sides of the pistil, 0.12 × 0.2 mm, the thecae ovoid, slightly divaricate.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Anthurium caldodsonii Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Willdenowia 40: 332 (2010)

    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