1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium triphyllum (Willd. ex Schult.) Brongn. ex Schott

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Venezuela to Bolivia.

    [CATE]

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

    Habitat
    Robust scandent species inhabiting wet montane forests.
    Distribution
    Eastern slopes of the Andes from Ecuador to Bolivia.
    General Description
    Scandent perennial of wet montane forests. Stem green, 2-4.5 cm thick, the internodes 0.5-2 cm long. Cataphylls 7-15 cm long, deciduous. LEAVES 3 to 10 in number, arising approximately at right angles to the stem, petioles 40-70 cm long, the lamina coriaceous, trisect, the segments completely free to the base, the central segment ovate to obovate, 20-50 cm long, the apex acuminate, the base attenuate; the lateral segments 1/2 to 3/4 the length of the central segment, ovate, the apex rounded, the primary vein not exiting in the tip but connecting to a marginal vein, the base unequal, oblique. INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle 1/4 to 1/2 the petiole length. Spathe green, lanceolate, 8-14 cm long, 1-2.5 cm wide, becoming reflexed. Spadix green or white in flowers, cylindric, sessile, 9-16 cm long, the anthers elevated 1-2 mm beyond the tepals on elongate filaments. INFRUCTESCENCE: fruits unknown.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela

    Anthurium triphyllum (Willd. ex Schult.) Brongn. ex Schott appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Prodr. Syst. Aroid.: 548 (1860)

    Accepted by

    • Croat, T.B., Bossart, L. & Kostelac, C.V. (2008). A revision of the 3-segmented species of Anthurium sect. Dactylophyllium (Araceae) Aroideana 31: 57-84.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • 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

    CATE Araceae
    • Madison, M. 1978. The species of Anthurium with Palmately divided leaves Selbyana. 2 (2-3): 239-282

    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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    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