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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica to NW. Ecuador.

    [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
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 2590 m.; Andes, Pacífico.
    Habit
    Hierba, epífita, hemiepífita
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Costa Rica to Ecuador.
    General Description
    Epiphyte or terrestrial; stems ca. 1.5 cm thick, to 30 cm long; roots numerous, moderately thin; cataphylls 10-15 cm long, drying tan, persisting intact. LEAVES with petioles ± erect, subterete, obscurely sulcate, 19-60 cm long, 6-9 mm diam.; geniculum ca. 2 cm long; blades ovate, moderately thick, 15-46 cm long, 9.5-28 cm wide, gradually to abruptly acuminate at apex, deeply lobed at base; anterior lobe 21-33 cm long, the margins convex; posterior lobes 9-16 cm long; sinus spathulate, rounded at apex; both surfaces matte; midrib convexly raised at base above, narrowing and acute at apex, raised below; primary lateral veins 3-6 per side, departing midrib at 45° angle, raised above and below; lesser veins sunken above, raised below; basal veins ca. 8 pairs, 3-4 coalesced 2.5-4 cm; posterior ribs naked, turned up along the outer margin; collective vein arising from one of the lowermost basal veins, extending to apex, 3-7 mm from margin. INFLORESCENCE spreading, shorter than leaves; peduncle (7)15-43 cm long, shorter than petioles; spathe oblong-elliptic, pale green to white, 7-11.5 cm long, 2.3-2.7 cm wide, long-acuminate at apex, obtuse at base; spadix cream to pale yellow-green, turning dark lavender to violet-purple, weakly tapered at apex, 4.5-7.6 cm long, 8-11 mm diam. at base, 5-7 mm diam. at apex; the flowers 4-lobed, ca. 3 mm long, ca. 4 mm wide, the sides jaggedly sigmoid; 5-10 flowers visible in the principal spiral, 8-9 flowers visible in the alternate spiral; tepals glossy, lateral tepals ca. 1.8 mm wide, the inner margin upturned; pistils raised, white to pale green; stigma brushlike, 0.4-1 mm long, glistening papillae exserted 4-5 days before first stamens emerge, turning brown; stamens emerging slowly from base, exserted on short white filaments, held over and obscuring pistil; anthers white, 0.3-0.5 mm long, 0.3-0.9 mm wide; thecae ellipsoid, not divaricate; pollen white. INFRUCTESCENCE with spadix to 15 cm long; berries red-violet, ovate, acute at apex; seeds not seen.
    Habitat
    Premontane wet, tropical wet, premontane rain, and lower montane wet forest.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador

    Anthurium obtusilobum Schott appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Apr 23, 1881 Wendland [777], Costa Rica K000434051 Unknown type material

    First published in Oesterr. Bot. Z. 8: 181 (1858)

    Accepted by

    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.

    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