1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium pulchellum Engl.

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

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Subequatorial Andine Province. Colombia, Cauca, on trees in shaded forests above Cali.
    General Description
    Stems small, scandent, branching, up to 70 cm long, internodes 3 - 7 cm long, 4 mm thick. Cataphylls lanceolate, partly covering the internodes, 3 - 5 cm long. LEAVES: Petiole 4 - 5 times shorter than blade, ca. 2 cm long, 1 mm thick, canaliculate adaxially, shortly sheathed, geniculum rather long. Blade coriaceous, darkish green, elongate-lanceolate, cuspidulate, 8 - 10 cm long, 2 - 2.5 cm wide, very acute, primary lateral veins ca. 20 on each side, hardly any thicker than secondaries, patent, somewhat prominent, joined into a collective vein about 3 mm from the margin. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle slender, more than half as long as leaf. Spathe lanceolate, clasping at the base, very acuminate, 2 cm long, ca. 7 mm wide at the middle. Spadix slender, cylindric, ca. 2.5 cm long, stipe more than 3.5 cm long, much longer than the spathe. Tepals short, wide, brown-striolate. Filaments spathulate, anthers short, divaricate. Ovary shortly ovoid, contracted into a short style. Ovules attached in locule above the middle. Flowers in the specimens available not completely mature.
    Phenology
    May (flowering).
    Habitat
    On trees in shaded forests.
    [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. 1850 - 3000 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba, trepadora
    Conservation
    No Evaluada

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia

    Anthurium pulchellum Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 6: 273 (1885)

    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.
    • 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

    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