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  1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anthurium Schott
      1. Anthurium panduriforme Schott

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica to Ecuador.


    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá.

    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 30 - 3520 m.; Andes, Pacífico, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
    Hierba, epífita
    No Evaluada

    CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011.

    General Description
    Epiphyte or occasionally terrestrial; stems usually less than 30 cm long, occasionally to 1 m long; roots numerous, scattered along stem; cataphylls moderately thin, 15-25 cm long, narrowly acuminate at apex, drying tan (B & K Yellow-red 9/10) usually deciduous, with a few thin fibers sometimes persisting. LEAVES moderately thin; petioles 25-73 cm long, 3-7 mm diam., terete, sometimes weakly sulcate; geniculum 1.5-2 cm long; blades hastate-trilobate, erect or spreading from the erect petioles, 20-65 cm long, 10-43 cm wide, gradually to abruptly acuminate at apex, prominently lobed at base; anterior lobe 21-55 cm long, constricted near base; posterior lobes nearly orbicular (or rarely oblong), some times directed conspicuously upward from point of petiole attachment; sinus usually spathulate or hippocrepiform sometimes parabolic, usually rounded at apex; both surfaces semiglossy to glossy; midrib obtusely raised above, sunken toward apex, prominently raised below; primary lateral veins 15-30 per side, departing midrib at 45°-50° angle, sunken above, raised below; lesser veins less conspicuous; basal veins 5-9 pairs, 3-4 coalesced 1-4.5 cm; posterior rib naked, weakly turned up along outer margin; collective vein arising from one of the lowermost basal veins and extending to apex, 3-7 mm from the margin. INFLORESCENCE erect, shorter than leaves; peduncle (5)11-20(32) cm long, 4-6 mm diam., terete; spathe moderately thin, pale green, some-limes tinged reddish, oblong-lanceolate, 6.3-19 cm long, 2.7-3.5 cm wide, abruptly acuminate at apex, rounded at base, inserted al 60° angle on peduncle; spadix golden yellow (B & K Yellow-red 8/10), 7-18 cm long, 7-9 mm diam. midway, tapered to 4-6 mm at apex; the flowers sub-4-lobed, 2.5-3 mm long, 2.9-3.3 mm wide, the sides ± straight to jaggedly sigmoid; 6-9 flowers visible in the principal spiral, 6-10 flowers visible in the alternate spiral; tepals yellow, glossy, lateral tepals 1-1.5 mm wide, the inner margin convex; pistils weakly emergent, pale green, translucent; stigma linear, ca. 0.3 mm long, brushlike and glistening as anthers emerge; stamens emerging in scattered manner slowly from base to apex, exserted to ca. 1.3 mm on white or translucent, flat filaments, the exserted portion of the filaments ca. 0.3 mm long, ca. 0.5 mm wide; anthers yellow, 0.5-0.6 mm long, 0.7-0.9 mm wide; thecae divaricate; pollen golden yellow. INFRUCTESCENCE arching-pendent: the spadix to 23 cm long; berries pale green, ovoid, 5-7 mm long; seeds 2, greenish-white, 2.6-3 mm long, 2.3-2.5 mm wide, 0.8-1 mm thick.
    Tropical wet, premontane rain, and lower montane rain forest.
    Known from Costa Rica to Colombia and Ecuador. In Costa Rica, the species ranges from Bijagua in the north to Tapanti in the south on the Atlantic slope. In Panama the species occurs on both slopes.



    Native to:

    Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panamá

    Other Data

    Anthurium panduriforme Schott appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Apr 25, 1881 Wendland [776], Costa Rica K000434052 Unknown type material


    First published in Prodr. Syst. Aroid.: 536 (1860)

    Accepted by

    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • Carlsen, M.M. & Croat, T.B. (2007). Taxonomic revision of Anthurium section Semaeophllium Schott (Araceae) Harvard Papers in Botany 12: 173-234.
    • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • 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.


    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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