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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Peru to Bolivia.

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    LEAVES: Petiole 30 - 40 cm long, with geniculum 1.5 cm long. Leaf blade ca. 30 cm long, hastate-sagittate, somewhat contracted above the lobes, somewhat narrowed towards the apex, at the exptreme apex abruptly rounded-obtuse, retuse, minutely apiculate, posterior lobes elongate-oblong, subequal, rounded at the tips, separated by an open to very open sinus which is obtuse at its apex, 13 cm long, 6 - 7 cm wide, anterior lobe 15 cm wide basally, 7 - 8 cm wide further up, 6 lateral veins arising from the base, the interlobe and nearest veins free, the remainder long-connate, costal veins [primary lateral veins of the midrib] ca. 8; collective vein arising from the interlobe vein and rather distant from the margin. INFLORESCENCE: Spathe sublinear-lanceolate, apex obtuse, apiculate, somewhat long-decurrent at the base, 5 - 6 cm long, 2 cm wide below. Spadix 10 cm long, 1.5 cm thick in fruit, narrowly fusiform, with a long stipe. Berries ovoid, apiculate. Seed ovoid.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Peru

    Anthurium lechlerianum Schott appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Lechler [2203], Peru K000434302 Unknown type material

    First published in Prodr. Syst. Aroid.: 534 (1860)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
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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/
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