1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium radicans K.Koch & Haage

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Bahia to Espírito Santo).

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Stem elongated, decumbent, densely covered by thickish, 2 - 3 cm long cataphylls. Petiole terete, more than twice as short as blade or subequal to it, 3 - 9 cm long, geniculum 1 - 1.5 cm long. LEAF blade coriaceous, bullate adaxially, deep green, pale abaxially, cordate-ovate, shortly acuminate, 10 -15 cm long, 6 - 8 cm wide, primary lateral veins of the midrib 3 - 4 on each side, strongly ascending, all or the uppermost ones joined into a collective vein running through the middle of each half of the leaf blade, secondary lateral veins transverse. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle as long as the petiole or shorter, 2 - 4 cm long. Spathe thick, patent, reddish, broadly cordate-ovate, 3.5 - 4 cm long, 2 - 2.5 cm wide. Spadix with a stipe 1 cm long or longer, thick, reddish-green, shorter than spathe, 2 - 3.5 cm long, 1.5 cm thick. Tepals short, oblong, apex pointing upwards. Stamens nearly twice as long as tepals. Ovary conoid narrowed into a distinct style, equalling stamens in length, greenish and purple-punctate. Berries ovoid, rostrate with the style remnant, green, 5 mm long, 3 mm thick. INFRUCTESCENCE: Seeds shortly obovoid, testa brown, minutely verruculose. Embryo hatchet-shaped.
    Distribution
    South Brazilian Province? Until now known only from botanic gardens.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast

    Anthurium radicans K.Koch & Haage appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oct 26, 2016 s.coll. [s.n.] K000501777 neotype
    Oct 26, 2016 s.coll. [s.n.] K000501778 Unknown type material
    Feb 1, 1980 Santos, T.S. [1263], Bahia K000302732
    Feb 1, 1980 Santos, T.S. [1263], Bahia K000302733
    Jun 1, 1979 Mori, S.A. [10760], Bahia K000302734
    46956.000
    58028.000
    Nadruz, M. [857], Bahia K000302735

    First published in Index Seminum (B, Berolinensis) 1854(App.): 10 (1855)

    Accepted by

    • Nadruz Coelho, M.A. (2010). A família Araceae na reserva natural Vale, Linhares, Espírito Santo, Brasil Boletim do Museu de Biologia Mello Leitão, n.s., 28: 41-87.
    • Giulietti & al. (2009). Plantas raras do Brasil: 1-496. Conservação International, Belo Horizonte, MG.
    • 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
    • Nadruz Coelho, M.A. (2010). A família Araceae na reserva natural Vale, Linhares, Espírito Santo, Brasil Boletim do Museu de Biologia Mello Leitão, n.s., 28: 41-87.
    • Giulietti & al. (2009). Plantas raras do Brasil: 1-496. Conservação International, Belo Horizonte, MG.

    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

    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.
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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