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  1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium minarum Sakur. & Mayo

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


    CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011.

    Distributed in south-eastern Brazil in the states of Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.
    Saxicolous in rock crevices, in shade or fully exposed to the sun.
    General Description
    Acaulescent, rosulate herb. Stem tough and fibrous, surrounded by mass of adventitious roots, cataphylls 2.5-13 (-20) x 1.5 to 4 cm, green to reddish-purple-green, characteristically persistent after withering to pale brown and then entire and membranaceous, triangular or narrowly triangular. LEAF: petiole 2.5-26 cm long, always shorter than blade, entirely green or with reddish-purple veins, adaxial surface canaliculate with rounded margins, abaxial surface convex, apical pulvinus (geniculum) 1-2 x 0.5-2 cm, green to pale greenish yellow; blade 16.3-69 x 4.1-17.5 cm, 1.9-6.6 times longer than broad,1 chartaceous to coriaceous, narrowly elliptic, narrowly oblong, lanceolate or oblanceolate, abaxial surface punctate, punctations usually dark and conspicuous, sometimes ± concolorous with blade, apex acute to rounded, truncate or rarely emarginate, base cuneate to rounded, midrib rounded adaxially, primary lateral veins numerous on each side, weakly differentiated, inframarginal collective vein 2 to 10 mm from margin on each side. INFLORESCENCE: peduncle 16-73 cm long, green (to reddish-purple-green near apex), sometimes greenish-yellow at base; spathe 2.3-15.5 x 0.4-1.7 cm, at anthesis plain green or with reddish-purple veins, or reddish-purple or pale reddish-purple, linear to oblong linear; spadix 2.6-18 x 0.3-0.8 cm (width measured when dried), longer than spathe, reddish-purple before anthesis, becoming dark reddish-purple later and then brownish with age, sessile or with short stipe 1-2 mm long. Flowers: tepals green at base, reddish-purple at apex, 1-2 x 0.8-1 mm; stamens 0.9-1.3 x 0.5-0.8 mm, oblong, gynoecium 0.8-1.3 x 0.8-1 mm. INFRUCTESCENCE: Berries: 6-7 x 4-4.5 mm, broadly depressed obo-void, greenish-reddish-purple to dark reddish-purple, or dark reddish- to black-purple apically and yellowish-white basally (field observations) or entirely greenish-yellow (as seen in cultivation). Seeds 2-2.5 mm long, ellipsoid, dark reddish-purple.



    Native to:

    Brazil Southeast

    Other Data

    Anthurium minarum Sakur. & Mayo appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Harley, R.M. [20307], Brazil K001186647
    Harley, R.M. [20307], Brazil K001186648
    Hunt, D.R. [6403], Brazil K001186673
    Hunt, D.R. [6403], Brazil K001186674
    Hunt, D.R. [6403], Brazil K001186675
    Hatschbach, G. [45576], Brazil K001186688
    Plummer, J. [220], Brazil K001186679
    Sucre, D. [5170], Brazil K001186678
    Martinelli, G. [1323], Brazil K001186680
    Martinelli, G. [1323], Brazil K001186681
    Giulietti, A.M. [2303], Brazil K001186662
    Giulietti, A.M. [s.n.], Brazil K001186663
    Sakuragui, C.M. [CFCR14024], Brazil K001186666
    Sakuragui, C.M. [14024], Brazil K001186667
    Sakuragui, C.M. [CFCR13654], Brazil K001186668
    Sakuragui, C.M. [CFCR13654], Brazil K001186669
    Sakuragui, C.M. [CFCR13654], Brazil K001186670
    Sakuragui, C.M. [CFCR13878], Brazil K001186671
    Pirani, J.R. [s.n.], Brazil K001186689
    Pirani, J.R. [CFCR/11058], Brazil K001186690
    Cordeiro, I. [s.n.], Brazil K001186685
    Cordeiro, I. [CFCR/9247], Brazil K001186687
    Kameyama, C. [s.n.], Brazil K001186682
    Irwin, H.S. [20852], Brazil K001186654
    Irwin, H.S. [20852], Brazil K001186655
    Irwin, H.S. [19831], Brazil K001186657
    Eiten, G. [7332], Brazil K001186676
    Eiten, G. [7332], Brazil K001186677
    Menezes, N.L. [CFCS7105], Brazil K001186661
    Menezes, N.L. [7105], Brazil K001186658
    Menezes, N.L. [s.n.], Brazil K001186659
    Menezes, N.L. [7105], Brazil K001186660
    Anderson, W.R. [35941], Brazil K001186653
    Miers, J. [4037], Brazil K001186651
    Engler [145], Brazil K001186652
    Forzza, R.C. [3691], Brazil K001186683
    Mayo, S.J. [710], Brazil K001186664
    Mayo, S.J. [710], Brazil K001186665
    Zappi, D.C. [s.n.], Brazil K001186684
    Zappi, D.C. [s.n.], Brazil K001186686
    Zappi, D.C. [s.n.], Brazil K001186691
    Regnell, A.F. [I/449A], Brazil K001186656
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [9331], Brazil K001186644
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [9331], Brazil K001186645
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [s.n.], Brazil K001186646
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [17335], Brazil K001186649
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [9026], Brazil K001186650
    Krieger, L. [23646], Brazil K001186692
    Borges, R. [989], Brazil K001186672


    First published in Feddes Repert. 110: 535 (1999)

    Accepted by

    • 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.


    CATE Araceae

    • Sakuragui, C.M. & Mayo, S.J. 1999. A new species of Anthurium (Araceae) from south-eastern Brazil. Feddes Repertorium. 110(7-8): 535-539


    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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