1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium sellowianum Kunth

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. & S. Brazil.

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Stem shortened. LEAVES: Petiole short, thick, semiterete flat above, broadened (or expanded, widened) at the base, 8-13 cm long; geniculum short (scarcely 1 cm long), tumid; blades linear-oblong-lanceolate, 4-6 dm [40 - 60 cm] long, 6-7 cm wide at the middle; somewhat cuneate at the base or narrowed gradually on one side, rounded on the other; acuminate gradually toward the apex; midrib rounded below; primary lateral veins numerous and closely spaced, spreading at about a 90 degree angle, joined in a collective vein 3-4 mm from the margin. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle terete, scarcely equalling the leaf, about 2 dm [20 cm] long; spathe linear-lanceolate, long-cuspidate, short-decurrent at the base; spadix subsessile, narrowly cylindrical, almost twice as long as spathe, 0.8-0.5 dm [8 - 5 cm] long, 4 mm diam.; almost 2 dm [20 cm] long in fruit. INFRUCTESCENCE: Berries yellowish, becoming dingy [or dirty] greenish at the top.
    Distribution
    Brazil. Bahia, in forests toward Ilheos; Caxoeira d'Inferno.
    Habitat
    In forests.
    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Stem abbreviated. LEAVES: Petiole ca. half as long as blade, adult petiole up to 40 cm long, 1 cm thick, geniculum ca. 2 cm long, 1.5 cm thick, rounded abaxially, flattened or sometimes very slightly sulcate adaxially. Blade thick, coriaceous, opaque, lanceolate, narrowed cuneately towards the base more than towards the apex, 60-70 cm long, 2 cm [sic. misprint for 20 cm?] broad, midrib strongly prominent and rounded abaxially, above somewhat convex, 1 cm thick, strongly narrowing upwards, primary lateral veins numerous, 1.5-2cm distant from one another, those in the middle and upper part of the blade arising from the midrib at an angle of ca. 80°, joined into a collective vein 5-6 cm from the margin and becoming very near the margin in the lower part of the blade. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle longer than petiole, ca. 35 cm long. Spathe linear-lanceolate, long-acuminate for 1 cm, decurrent at the base for 1 cm, ca. 8 cm long, 1 cm wide in lower part. Spadix cylindric, twice as long as the spathe, becoming purple, up to 15 cm long, 5 mm thick. Tepals 1.5 times wider than long, 1.5 mm long, 2 mm wide. Ovary ovoid.
    Distribution
    South Brazilian Province.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil South, Brazil Southeast

    Anthurium sellowianum Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2013 Hatschbach, G. [27571], Brazil K001239667
    Hatschbach, G. [46873], Brazil K001239663
    Hatschbach, G. [42540], Brazil K001239665
    Hatschbach, G. [37938], Brazil K001239668
    Hatschbach, G. [22117], Brazil K001239672
    Hatschbach, G. [45266], Brazil K001239674
    Hatschbach, G. [22117], Brazil K001239675
    Hatschbach, G. [45429], Brazil K001239676
    Hatschbach, G. [14755], Brazil K001239677
    Hatschbach, G. [14755], Brazil K001239678
    Hatschbach, G. [48563], Brazil K001239680
    Hatschbach, G. [46088], Brazil K001239683
    Hatschbach, G. [48960], Brazil K001239684
    Hatschbach, G. [44489], Brazil K001239685
    Hatschbach, G. [44489], Brazil K001239686
    Hatschbach, G. [45528], Brazil K001239689
    Martinelli, G. [42540], Brazil K001239666
    Lima, H.C. [1847], Brazil K001239681
    Lima, H.C. [1847], Brazil K001239682
    Mello-Silva, R. [564], Brazil K001239688
    Kummrow, R. [1152], Brazil K001239664
    Kummrow, R. [2973], Brazil K001239671
    Kummrow, R. [2010], Brazil K001239673
    Kummrow, R. [2531], Brazil K001239679
    Duarte, A.P. [5333], Brazil K001239670
    Usteri, A. [s.n.], Brazil K001239690
    Usteri, A. [s.n.], Brazil K001239692
    Usteri, A. [s.n.], Brazil K001239693
    Burchell, W.J. [1320], Brazil K001239695
    Dusén, P. [7001], Brazil K001239669
    Handro, O. [1245], Brazil K001239694
    Mayo, S.J. [588], Brazil K001239687
    Shepherd, G.J. [11233], Brazil K001239691
    s.coll. [1], Brazil K001239696
    Anthurium crassipes 51389.000

    First published in Enum. Pl. 3: 70 (1841)

    Accepted by

    • Nadruz Coelho, M.A., Waechter, J.L. & Mayo, S.J. (2009). Revisão taxonômica das espécies de Anthurium (Araceae) seção Urospadix subseção Flavescentiviridia Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 60: 799-864.
    • Nadruz Coelho, M.A. & Mayo, S.J. (2007). Typifications of names of Brazilian taxa of Anthurium sect. Urospadix (Araceae) Taxon 56: 211-225.
    • 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., Waechter, J.L. & Mayo, S.J. (2009). Revisão taxonômica das espécies de Anthurium (Araceae) seção Urospadix subseção Flavescentiviridia Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 60: 799-864.

    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