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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Diagnostic

    Internodia 8 cm longa, 0.4 – 0.6 cm diam.; cataphylla 15.5 cm longa; folia petiolo 58 cm longo, lamina 33 – 38.5 cm longa, 7.9 – 9.4 cm lata, nervis primariis lateralibus 9 – 11 utroque; pedunculus 53 cm longus; spatha 12 cm longa, 2.2 cm lata; spadix 10 cm longus, 7 mm diam.

    Ecology

    Anthurium werneri is endemic to Ecuador, known only from the type locality in Zamora – Chinchipe Province at the Estación Científica San Francisco at 1980 m elevation in Lower montane wet forest.

    General Description

    Epiphytic or terrestrial; stems to 60 cm long; internodes 8 cm long, 0.4 – 0.6 cm diam., drying medium brown, matte; cataphylls 15.5 cm long, 0.8 cm diam., matte, marcescent, ribbed. Leaves with petiole 58 cm long, subterete to terete, sulcate, faintly ribbed, drying brown, slightly purple tinged; blade trisect with median lobe slightly longer and wider than lateral lobes, 33 – 38.5 × 7.9 – 9.4 cm (averaging 36.8 × 8.7 cm), 0.63 × as long as petiole, broadest at middle, acute apex, matte, drying green-grey, moderately bicolorous, paler below; median lobes 38.5 cm long, 9.4 cm wide, c. 4.1 × as long as wide; lateral lobes 33 – 37 cm long, 7.9 – 9 cm wide (averaging 35 × 8.4 cm), c. 4.1 × as long as wide; midrib weakly acute, concolorous above, convexly raised and slightly darker below; primary lateral veins 9 – 11 per side, departing midrib at c. 45° angle, slightly sunken and concolorous above, raised and darker below; interprimary veins concolorous above, weakly raised below; collective veins arising from one of the primary lateral veins in lower third of lobe. Inflorescence erect; peduncle 53 cm long, drying 3 mm diam., slightly shorter than petiole, drying matte, greenish brown; spathe 12 × 2.2 cm, oblong, drying matte, light brown; spadix 10 cm long, 7 mm diam., sessile, drying purplish brown.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ecuador

    Anthurium werneri Croat appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Willdenowia 40: 341 (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