1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium clavigerum Poepp.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Tropical America.

    [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. 30 - 1500 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Hierba, trepadora, epífita, hemiepífita
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Belize to the Guineas, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. Also recorded in Missouri and Maryland, USA.
    General Description
    Epiphyte; scandent; stems 2 m long, 3-4 cm diam.; roots dense, 3-10 mm diam., brownish-green; cataphylls coriaceous, to 12 cm long, weathering to medium brown fibers, ultimately deciduous. LEAVES erect-spreading; petiole 65-150 cm long, terete or weakly sulcate; geniculum 1.5-2 cm long; blades digitately discoid to reniform in outline, to 2 m wide, the leaflets 25-100 cm or more long, 4-12 cm wide, sinuate or lobate, acuminate at apex, acute at base, the upper surface matte, the lower surface semiglossy; the midrib of the leaflets convexly raised above and below, diminished and sunken at apex above; the primary lateral veins 3-4 per side, raised in valleys above, raised below, departing midrib at 45° angle, arcuate-ascending to form collective vein in apical portion of leaflet. INFLORESCENCE arching-pendent; peduncle to 90 cm long, terete, shorter than petioles; spathe coriaceous, violet-purple, lanceolate, 30-65 cm long, 3-11 cm wide; spadix lavender-purple (B & K Purple 6/2.5), 20-75 cm long, to 2 cm diam. at base, to 9 mm diam. At apex; flowers rhombic, ca. 3 mm in both directions, the sides straight to slightly sigmoid; ca. 14 flowers visible in the principal spiral, ca. 8 flowers visible in the alternate spiral; tepals matte; pistil emergent but not raised, lavender; stigma linear, darker purple than pistil; stamens emerging from base, covering pistil; anthers purplish-brown; thecae irregular, not divaricate; pollen while to pinkish. INFRUCTESCENCE pendent; berries obovate, purple, developing in basal portion only, seeds 1-2, white, oblong.
    Habitat
    In Costa Rica it occurs in premontane wet forest and tropical wet forest life zones at sea level to 700 m. In Panama, the species also occurs in premontane moist forest and tropical moist forest. It has also been collected at a reportedly 1,000 m elevation in what is apparently lower montane wet forest or lower montane rain forest.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

    Anthurium clavigerum Poepp. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1978 Purdie [s.n.], Colombia K000434087 holotype
    Jan 1, 1978 Purdie [s.n.], Colombia K000434088 holotype
    Jan 1, 1975 Holton, I.F. [s.n.], Colombia K000434086 holotype
    Jan 1, 1975 Kalbreyer [289], Colombia K000434090 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1975 Kalbreyer [289], Colombia K000434091 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1975 Kalbreyer [289], Colombia K000434092 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1975 Kalbreyer [289], Colombia K000434089 Unknown type material
    Burchell, W. [9632], Brazil K000434180 holotype
    Wendland [s.n.], Costa Rica K000434072 Unknown type material
    Wendland [s.n.], Costa Rica K000434073 Unknown type material
    Wendland [s.n.], Costa Rica K000434074 Unknown type material
    Wendland [s.n.], Costa Rica K000434075 Unknown type material

    First published in E.F.Poeppig & S.L.Endlicher, Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. 3: 84 (1845)

    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.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • 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.
    • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

    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