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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Lesser Antilles to Tobago.

    [CATE]

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

    Distribution
    Brazil. Prov. Rio de Janeiro, Serra da Estrella, on trees and rocks in the forest and in other places; Prov. Minas Gerais: Itacolumi; Caldas; Sierra de St. Antonio; Nova Friburgo; Prov. San Paulo; Sierra da Piedade; Prov. St. Catharina, Insel St. Catharina [St. Catharina Island?]; Rocks near Congonhas Tubarao.
    General Description
    Stem short, thick; cataphylls about 1 dm [10 cm] long, 4-5 cm wide at the base. LEAVES: Petiole equalling 1/3-1/2 of the blade or a little overtopping, semiterete, mildly canaliculate, 0.6-2 dm [6 - 20 cm] long, to 1 cm diam.; geniculum 1 cm long, tumid; blades decidedly coriaceous, lanceolate-oblong, the lowermost cuneate at the base, 2.5-5 dm [25 - 50 cm] long, 0.8-1.5 dm [8 - 15 cm] wide; narrowed mildly arcuately on both sides, very short-apiculate; apex obtuse and very short-apiculate, midrib slightly terete; primary lateral veins about 20-30 pairs, spreading openly at about a 90 degree angle, fairly straight, joined in a collective vein along the margin (at the middle, 1/8-1/9 of the way in from the side). INFLORESCENCE: Peduncle shorter than leaves, 3-5 dm [30 - 50 cm] long; spathe broadly linear-lanceolate, narrowed suddenly into a cusp, clasping at the base, a little decurrent, finally reflexed, 1-1.4 dm [10 - 14] long, 1-2 cm wide at the base, less in juvenile specimens; spadix sessile or very short-stipitate (1-2 mm), gradually tapered, longer than spathe, 1-2 dm [10 - 20 cm] long, 5-8 mm diam. at the bottom; Ovary oblong, ovoid.
    Habitat
    On trees and rocks in the forest and in other places.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Leeward Is., Trinidad-Tobago, Windward Is.

    Anthurium willdenowii Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    29047.119
    Bannochie, Barbados 46574.000
    Wendland [3095] K000434187 Unknown type material

    First published in Enum. Pl. 3: 71 (1841)

    Accepted by

    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • 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
    • Engler, H.G.A. 1905. Das Pflanzenreich IV.23B. Araceae-Pothoideae. Heft 21 : 1-330

    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
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    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/
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