1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium cuspidatum Mast.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Nicaragua 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. 0 - 2500 m.; Andes, Pacífico.
    Habit
    Hierba, epífita
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Nicaragua to Ecuador.
    General Description
    Epiphyte or terrestrial; stems often to 50 cm long, ca. 3 cm diam.; internodes short; cataphylls 7-15 cm long, subcoriaceous, drying pale reddish-brown, weathering into fibers. LEAVES erect-spreading; petioles terete, 30-118 cm long, 4-12 mm diam.; geniculum 2-3 cm long; blades usually ovate-oblong, sometimes narrowly ovate, moderately chartaceous, abruptly acuminate at apex, truncate to subcordate to rarely prominently lobed at base, 25-62 cm long, 11-40 cm wide; the sinus (when blade is lobed) hippocrepiform to spathulate; midrib convexly raised above and below; primary lateral veins 11-15 per side, sunken above, raised below, often reddish beneath; lesser veins sunken above, raised below; collective vein arising from one of the lowermost basal veins, sunken above, raised below, 1 -2 mm from margin. INFLORESCENCE erect-spreading, shorter than or equal to the leaves: peduncle 28-46 cm long, terete; spathe membranaceous, oblong-lanceolate, pale green, sometimes tinged purple, 7.5-18 cm long, 1.8-2.5 cm wide, gradually acuminate at apex, round at base; spadix green to usually dark violet-purple, 6.5-18 cm long, ca. 5.5 mm diam. at base, 4.5 mm diam. at apex; flowers rhombic, 3.5-3.8 mm long, 2.8-3 mm wide, the sides straight to weakly sigmoid; 4-5 flowers visible in the principal spiral, 5-6 flowers visible in the alternate spiral; tepals glossy; pistils weakly emergent, violet-purple; stigma linear, ca. 0.5 mm long; stamens emerging in scattered manner from base, the basal one quarter of spadix with 4 stamens before those in the apical one half emerge, held in tight contiguous cluster obscuring pistil; anthers violet-purple; thecae oblong, scarcely divaricate; pollen pale purple fading to white. INFRUCTESCENCE pendent; spadix to 27 cm long; berries purple-violet to reddish-violet, ovoid-ellipsoid, 6-8 mm long, ca. 5.3 mm wide.
    Habitat
    premontane wet, tropical wet, premontane rain, and lower montane rain forest life zones.
    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Terrestrial; Stem. LEAVES: Petiole a little longer than blade; geniculum 2-2.5 cm long; blades rigid, green on both sides, broadly cordate-ovate, 2 or 3 times longer than wide, anterior lobe 4 times longer than basal lobes; sinus acute, acuminate adaxially, 4.5 dm [45 cm] long, 3 dm [20 cm] wide; basal veins 5 pairs, arcuate, merging in the margin, interlobar veins 2, upper-most pairs of basal veins free, primary lateral veins 18-20 [9-10 pairs?] ascending somewhat parallel and joined in a collective vein, the latter arising from 2nd basal veins 4-5 mm from the margin. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle slender, shorter than petiole; spathe subcoriaceous, purplish, narrowly lanceolate, subulate, 11-12 cm long, 11-12 mm wide; spadix sessile, purplish, subcylindrical, 3 cm long, 5 mm diam.; tepals almost equally long and wide, minutely (or finely) dotted.
    Distribution
    Ecuador. In the Province Canar; on the Rio Riocay.
    [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. 10 - 1860 m.; Andes, Pacífico.
    Habit
    Hierba, epífita
    Conservation
    No Evaluada

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Panamá

    Anthurium cuspidatum Mast. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1981 André, E.F. [3492], Colombia K000434233 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1981 André, E.F. [3492], Colombia K000434234 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1981 André, E.F. [3492], Colombia K000434235 Unknown type material
    Donnell Smith, J. [6812], Costa Rica K000434069 Unknown type material
    Wallis, G. [s.n.], Colombia K000434232 Unknown type material

    First published in Gard. Chron., n.s., 3: 428 (1875)

    Accepted by

    • 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.

    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