1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium microphyllum (Hook.) G.Don

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

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Stem creeping forward, partly covered [or concealed] by old cataphylls. LEAVES: Petiole semiterete or slightly terete, flattened barely a little above, almost equally as long as the blade or a little overtopping it, 1.5-2 dm [15 - 20 cm] long, 2-3 mm diam.; geniculum tumid, 0.7-10 mm long; blades thickly coriaceous, dark green, a little slightly shiny above, ovate, rounded at the base, narrowed toward the apex in an arcuate line, 1-1.5 dm [10 - 15 cm] long, 7-8 cm wide at the lower third part or at the middle, minutely apiculate; midrib thick, slightly terete, very [literally "highly" in the sense of protruding far above the blade] prominent on both sides, decidedly attenuate toward the apex; primary lateral veins 10-12 pairs spreading at about a 90 degree angle, excepting the lowest, joined in a collective vein further (8-10 mm) from the margin, together with secondary and tertiary veins, scarcely conspicuous above, more prominent below. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle slender, terete, 3-4 dm [30 - 40 cm] long; spathe ovate-lanceolate, reflexed, short-decurrent at the base, 2-3 cm long, 1-1.5 cm thick; spadix long-stipitate (1-1.5 cm), rusty-red violet, 2-3 cm long, 4 mm diam. INFRUCTESCENCE: Berries short-obovoid [or weakly obovoid?], pale, green at the top, 4 mm long.
    Distribution
    Brazil. Rio de Janeiro, on the summit of the Corcovado.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Southeast

    Anthurium microphyllum (Hook.) G.Don appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in R.Sweet, Hort. Brit., ed. 3: 633 (1839)

    Accepted by

    • 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

    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