1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium concinnatum Schott

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama and possibly also in Colombia and Ecuador.
    General Description
    Usually epiphytic or sometimes terrestrial; stems to 1 m or more long, 2.5-4 cm diam.; internodes obscured by weathering cataphylls; cataphylls coriaceous, 7-15 cm long, drying brown, splitting at base, remaining intact at apex. LEAVES erect to spreading; petioles subterete, weakly and bluntly sulcate, 35-75 cm long, 0.6-1.2 cm diam.; geniculum 1.5-3 cm long; blades subcoriaceous, narrowly ovate, 37-58 cm long, 21-34 cm wide, abruptly acuminate at apex, deeply lobed at base; the sinus spathulate, the lobes often overlapping; both surfaces glossy; the midrib and primary lateral veins raised above and below, lesser veins prominulous; basal veins to 7 pairs, all basal veins coalesced to 1.5 cm; the collective vein arising from the first basal vein, loop-connecting the primary lateral veins and running to apex. INFLORESCENCE spreading-pendent; peduncle 35-65 cm long, shorter than petioles; spathe oblong-lanceolate, pale green turning purplish, 8.5-27 cm long, 1.5-5 cm wide, abruptly cuspidate at apex; stipe to 2.5 cm long, sometimes arching; spadix green turning purplish, 5-26 cm long, sometimes arched at base, 8-16 mm diam. at base, 3-8 mm diam. at apex; flowers rhombic; 8-9 flowers visible in the principal spiral, 12 or more flowers visible in the alternate spiral; pistils raised; stamens well exserted, held at the edge of tepals and ± above pistil; anthers white; thecae brown, persistent, giving spadix spiny appearance. INFRUCTESCENCE pendent; spadix to 30 cm long; berries orange; mesocarp pulpy, orange with numerous, linear raphide cells; seeds 1-2 obovoid, 4.3 mm long, 3.5mm wide, pale yellow, indented at base, darker area at apex.
    Habitat
    Lower montane rain forest.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Costa Rica, Honduras, Panamá

    Anthurium concinnatum Schott appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Prodr. Syst. Aroid.: 522 (1860)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • 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

    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