1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium grandifolium (Jacq.) Kunth

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Jamaica, Lesser Antilles.

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Climbing epiphytic or rarely terrestrial plant with erect, scrambling stems. Leaves with petiole 20-60 cm long; blade broadly triangular-ovate, 30-40 cm long, 20-40 cm wide, the apex narrowed, cuspidate or acuminate, the base deeply cordate with sinus open or the lobes overlapping. Peduncles as long or longer than the leaves; spathe linear-lanceolate, 10-35 cm long, green, the apex long-acuminate; spadix short-stipitate, 25-65 cm long, brownish-green, usually sterile at the apex. Fruit not recorded.
    Diagnostic
    Plants scandent, with elongated stems, leaves ovate in outline, 40-80 cm long, deeply cordate at base.
    Distribution
    Greater Antilles, Lesser Antilles

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Jamaica, Leeward Is., Windward Is.

    Anthurium grandifolium (Jacq.) Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    29047.127
    Hahn, M. [1317], Martinique Anthurium hahnii K000434028 Unknown type material
    Hahn, M. [1317], Martinique Anthurium hahnii K000434029 syntype

    First published in Enum. Pl. 3: 7 (1841)

    Accepted by

    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • 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.
    • Adams, C.D. (1972). Flowering Plants of Jamaica: 1-848. University of the West Indies, Mona.

    Literature

    CATE Araceae
    • Howard, R.A. 1979. Flora of the Lesser Antilles.
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Adams, C.D. (1972). Flowering Plants of Jamaica: 1-848. University of the West Indies, Mona.

    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.
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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/
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    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