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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central America.

    [CATE]

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

    Habitat
    Premontane rain forest and lower montane rain forest life zones.
    General Description
    Epiphyte, scandent; internodes 5-9 mm long; cataphylls 4.5-5 cm long, drying reddish-brown, weathering into linear fibers and persisting. LEAVES erect-spreading; petioles subterete, 7-25 cm long, 2.5-6.5 cm diam., narrowly sulcatc; blades lanceolate-linear to narrowly oblong-elliptic, 18-34.5 cm long, 2.5-6.5 cm wide, long-acuminate at apex, acute to obtuse or rounded at base; midrib raised above and below; primary lateral veins 5-9 per side, sunken above, raised below; lesser veins inconspicuous; collective vein arising from near the base. INFLORESCENCE ± erect, shorter than leaves; peduncle 10-16 cm long; spathe green, lanceolate, 2.5-3.2 cm long, 0.8-1 cm wide; spadix green turning yellow (sometimes orange), 3-4.5 cm long, 3-6 mm diam. (dry) at base, weakly tapered at apex; the flowers rhombic, ca. 3.1 mm long, 3 mm wide (dry); ca. 3 flowers visible in the principal spiral, ca. 5 flowers visible in the alternate spiral. INFRUCTESCENCE with spadix to 6 cm long; berries green to yellow-green (?), ± globose.
    Distribution
    Known from Costa Rica, Panama and Ecuador.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Costa Rica, Honduras, Panamá

    Anthurium pallens Schott appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Oesterr. Bot. Z. 8: 180 (1858)

    Accepted by

    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • 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
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

    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