1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anadendrum Schott
      1. Anadendrum angustifolium Engl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Thailand to N. Peninsula Malaysia.

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution

    Thailand, N Peninsular Malaysia, Cambodia (?).

    General Description

    Evergreen, medium-sized, very slender lianescent secondary hemiepiphyte to 3 m. Stem (adult) root-climbing. Leaves distichous, dense on climbing shoots, congested into very loose fans at shoot tips where flowering occurs; petiole pulvinate apically, 4.5–9 cm; petiolar sheath extending to the base of the pulvinus, membranous and very soon marcescent and entirely falling; leaf blade narrowly lanceolate, 8–15 × 2.5–3.5 cm, markedly unequal, the wider side basally slightly cordiform, the narrower cuneate, apex long-acuminate, briefly apiculate, dark green above, paler or somewhat glaucous below when fresh, drying uniformly very pale brown; primary lateral veins pinnate 4–5 per side, running into marginal vein; interprimary veins more or less invisible; higher order venation reticulate. Inflorescence 1–3 in each floral sympodium; peduncle spreading at almost 90° to the shoot with spadix erect by a sharp bend in the junction of the spathe to peduncle, exceeding petiole by ca 10 cm, each peduncle subtended by membranous, later papery cataphylls; spathe narrowly lanceolate, apex very strongly rostrate, base subdecurrent on stipe; spathe limb gaping, then reflexed at anthesis, then soon caducous, ca 3 × 1.5 cm, creamy yellow; spadix stipitate; fertile portion ca 4 × 0.5 cm, very pale greenish white at anthesis, caducous; stipe ca 7 mm, green; flowers with perigone just exceeding the gynoecium; stamens with short, broadly linear filaments; anthers shorter than filaments; gynoecium obpyramidal, tetragonal, stylar region 2.5 × 2.5 mm, rhomboidal, truncate, stigma transverse-linear; fruit a subglobose truncate-topped berry, green when immature, bright glossy red with black stigmatic remains when ripe.

    Habitat

    Perhumid evergreen forest. ca 150 m asl.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Malaya, Thailand

    Anadendrum angustifolium Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Tidsskr. 24: 272 (1902)

    Accepted by

    • Boyce, P.C., Sookchaloem, D., Hetterscheid, W.L.A., Gusman, G., Jacobsen, N., Idei, T. & Nguyen, V.D. (2012). Flora of Thailand 11(2): 101-325. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
    • Mansor, M., Boyce, P.C., Othman, A.S. & Sulaiman, B. (2012). The Araceae of peninsular Malaysia: 1-146. Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia.
    • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Mansor, M., Boyce, P.C., Othman, A.S. & Sulaiman, B. (2012). The Araceae of peninsular Malaysia: 1-146. Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia.

    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