1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium nitidum Benth.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia.

    [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
    Endémica y nativa en Colombia; Alt. 1850 - 3200 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba, trepadora
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Colombia. Cauca: near Popayan.
    General Description
    Stem scandent high; cataphylls 1.5 dm [15 cm] long, 3 cm wide at the base. LEAVES: Petiole more than 2.5-3 dm [25 - 30 cm] long, thick; blades cordate-elongate-deltoid, 2.5 dm [25 cm] long, 1.25 dm [12.5 cm] wide, narrowed toward the apex in a line curved somewhat inward or straight and very gradually terminated in a cusp, [the cusp] 1.5 cm long, lanceolate; auricles retrorse, oblique-semioblong, rounded introrsely; sinus somewhat parabolic; basal veins about 7 pairs, joined into posterior ribs naked in the sinus; primary lateral veins about 8, joined into a collective vein near the margin, [the collective vein] extended from the interlobar veins, continuous. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle a little shorter than petiole; spathe linear-lanceolate, slightly long-apiculate, 6 cm long, 1.5 cm wide; spadix terete-conoid, 6 cm long, 5-6 mm diam. at the base, stipitate 1.5-2 cm, the stipe almost 1/5 as long as spadix, partly adnate to the spathe; tepals little longer than wide; ovary ovoid, attenuate+ into the style [the style] mildly thickened above [near the apex?]. INFRUCTESCENCE: Berries ovoid.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia

    Anthurium nitidum Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Hartweg [1402], Colombia K000434272 Unknown type material
    Hartweg [1402], Colombia K000434271 Unknown type material

    First published in Pl. Hartw.: 255 (1846)

    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.
    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