1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium caucanum Engl.

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

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 400 - 3000 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba, epífita
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Subequatorial Andine Province: Colombia. Cauca.
    General Description
    Stem 1.5 m tall, up to 6 - 8 cm thick, internodes 3 - 5 cm long. Cataphylls 10 cm long or more, partly persisting as fibres. LEAVES: Petiole somewhat terete, subequalling the blade, sulcate above, 20-50 cm long. Blade coriaceous, obscurely green, oblong, base subacute, apex somewhat obtuse, 20-40 cm long, 10-20 cm wide, upper lateral veins 1.5-2 cm arising at an angle of ca. 30° above the base, above the middle of the blade situated 0.8-1.5 cm from margin, distinctly prominent on both sides, primary lateral veins 2 on each side, the upper one arising much above the base at an acute angle, running into the apex, joining together more slender, widely spreading lateral veins at a distance from the margin, the lower one arising a little above the lowest quarter of the blade. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle equalling the petiole, 20 cm long. Spathe oblong-lanceolate, acute, greenish brown, spreading, ca. 5 cm long, 1.5 cm wide below, narrowing upwards. Spadix distinctly stipitate, cylindric, 6 cm long, 5 mm thick, stipe 4-5 mm long. Tepals broadish, white below, above becoming violet, cucullate, 2 mm long, 1 mm wide. Stamens broadly linear, filaments a little narrower than petals, thecae oblong, divergent. Ovary oblong-ovoid, crowned with a disciform stigma, nearly 2 mm long, green below, below the discoid stigma marked with a purplish ring. INFRUCTESCENCE unseen.
    Phenology
    May (flowering).
    Habitat
    Moist forests on the slopes of the Munchique by Popayan.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Ecuador

    Anthurium caucanum Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Patin, C. [s.n.], Colombia K000434098

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 6: 274 (1885)

    Accepted by

    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • 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.

    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

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/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