1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium lucidum Kunth

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Rio de Janeiro).

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Brazil. Rio de Janeiro.
    General Description
    Stem thick, assurgent; lower internodes lacking cataphylls. LEAVES: Petioles terete, plus or minus longer than blades, 2 - 3 dm [20 - 30 cm] long, 3-4 mm diam.; geniculum terete, 2-3 cm long; blades shiny above, pale green below, oblong or ovate-oblong or oblong-ovate, 1.5-3 dm [15 - 30] long, 1-2 [10 - 20] dm wide, narrowed extrorsely in an arcuate line toward the apex, apiculate, barely obtuse or cordate at the base; posterior lobes 2-3 cm long, standing apart at an acute angle; midrib rounded below and above; primary lateral veins about 20 pairs, the lowermost retrorse or spreading horizontally at about a 90 degree angle, the remaining spreading at about a 90 degree angle, slightly straight, joined in a collective vein somewhat far from the margin (1/6-1/7 of the way in from the side). INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle a little longer than petiole, 2-3 dm [20 - 30 cm] long, 2 mm diam.; spathe lanceolate, cuspidate, decurrent at the base, 5-8 cm long, 1.5-1.75 cm wide, reddish; cusp 3 4 mm long; spadix short-stipitate, cylindrical, upright, 1 dm [10 cm] long, a little shorter than spathe; flowers somewhat larger, violetish; anthers yellow; ovary ovoid, 2.5 mm long.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Southeast

    Anthurium lucidum Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Lankester 39077.000
    Lankester, Brazil 49772.000

    First published in Enum. Pl. 3: 73 (1841)

    Accepted by

    • Cardozo, A.P. & al. (2014). A morphometric and taxonomic study of Anthurium augustinum complex (Araceae), endemic to the Brazilian Atlantic forest Feddes Repertorium 125: 43-58.
    • Giulietti & al. (2009). Plantas raras do Brasil: 1-496. Conservação International, Belo Horizonte, MG.
    • 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.
    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.

    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