1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium palmatum (L.) Schott

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

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Scandent epiphyte to 5 m tall. Stem green, terete, 1.5-3 cm thick, the internodes 2-6 cm long. Cataphylls triangular, to 10 cm long, soon deciduous. LEAVES: petiole 40-100 cm long; lamina coriaceous, glossy deep green, 5-11 pedatifid, the segments connate at the base, in larger leaves the central 1-3 segments may be free at the base but with the lamina extending to the geniculum and the segments not petiolulate, the segments oblanceolate, 25-40 cm long, 4-6 cm broad, broadest near the apex, with a 1-2 cm long acumen, attenuate at the base. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle 1/2 - 5/6 the petiole length, 20-70 cm long. Spathe green, lanceolate, 6-18 cm long, 8-20 mm broad. Spadix sessile or stipitate, cylindric, tapered, 8-16 cm long in flower, 5-8 mm thick. INFRUCTESCENCE: Berries red, ovoid, rounded at the apex.
    Distribution
    Lesser Antilles, St. Lucia to Guadeloupe.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Leeward Is., Windward Is.

    Anthurium palmatum (L.) Schott appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Anderson [s.n.], St.Lucia K000434185 holotype
    Plowman, T. [4294], Colombia Anthurium elegans 46270.000

    First published in Wiener Z. Kunst 3: 828 (1829)

    Accepted by

    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • 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
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

    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.
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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