1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium parvispathum Hemsl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Guatemala to Honduras.

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Epipetric; stem short; roots thick, tan, sometimes directed upward; cataphylls ca. 7 cm long, drying brown, persistent, weathering to coarse linear fibers. LEAVES spreading; petioles 16-50 cm long, 6-9 mm diam., broadly and sharply sulcate, weakly glaucous; geniculum 1.3-1.5 cm long; blades oblong to lanceolate, subcoriaceous, acute at apex, truncate at base, 27-64 cm long, 6.5-12 cm wide; both surfaces matte and glaucous, the lower surface only slightly paler; midrib convexly raised above, diminished and sunken at apex, more acutely raised below; basal veins one pair, sunken above, raised below; primary lateral veins 6-10 per side, departing midrib at 40° angle, sunken above, raised below; interprimary veins weakly sunken above, flat below; lesser veins obscure; collective vein arising from the basal vein, 8-10 mm from margin, sunken above, raised below. INFLORESCENCE spreading, shorter to as long as leaves; peduncle 31-52 cm long, subterete, 1-2 faint ribs; spathe subcoriaceous, green (B & K Green 5/7.5), lanceolate, 3.5-7 cm long, 1-2 cm wide, long-acuminate at apex, clasping at base, inserted at 180° angle on peduncle; spadix sessile, green (B & K Yellow-green 7/7.5) becoming pale yellow, 3.5-9 cm long, 7-10 mm diam. at base, 3-5 mm diam. at apex; flowers 4-lobed, ca. 2.3 mm in both directions, the sides jaggedly sigmoid; 5-7 flowers visible in the principal spiral, 7-9 flowers visible in the alternate spiral; tepals matte, lateral tepals ca. 1 mm wide, the inner margin convex; pistils green, weakly emergent; stigma slit-like; stamens emerging from the base, laterals emerging first, followed quickly by alternates, the leading stamen preceding fourth stamen by 1-3 spirals. INFRUCTESCENCE pendent, mature berries not seen.
    Habitat
    The species occurs principally in open or exposed areas on rocks in areas of dry forest.
    Distribution
    Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras. Has also been recorded in Florida, USA.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Guatemala, Honduras

    Anthurium parvispathum Hemsl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Salvin [408], Guatemala K000434053 Unknown type material

    First published in Biol. Cent.-Amer., Bot. 3: 432 (1885)

    Accepted by

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