Anthurium Schott

First published in Wiener Z. Kunst 3: 828 (1829)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Mexico to Tropical America.


Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Central American Pac, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:



Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • 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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Whitmore, T. [848], Ecuador 27561.000 No
29047.125 No
Bleher, A. [5045/66], Brazil 36027.000 No
Harley, R.M. [19430], Brazil 37825.000 No
Harley [19430], Brazil 39208.000 No
Hunt, D.R. [7043], Belize 39362.000 No
Grubb, P.J. [1159], Ecuador 40975.000 No
Mayo, S. [595], Brazil 46367.000 No
46962.000 No
47722.000 No
Harley, R. [H 19561], Brazil 51393.000 No
CFCR [1681], Brazil 58048.000 No
Mayo [728] 58136.000 No
Mayo et al [716], Brazil 59006.000 No
59017.000 No
HCL [2937] 59068.000 No
Taylor, N.P. [1585], Bahia K000302890 No
Mayo, S. [855], Bahia K000302889 No
Mayo, S. [855], Bahia K000302887 No
K000457174 No
Edwards, P. J. [2348], Brazil 65195.000 No
Kummrow, R. [1347], Brazil K001239769 Yes
Hatschbach, G. [16655], Brazil K001239775 Yes
Hatschbach, G. [28534], Brazil K001239770 Yes
Usteri, A. [s.n.], Brazil K001239777 Yes
Krapovickas, A. [38463], Brazil K001239763 Yes
Cordeiro, J. [360], Brazil K001239764 Yes
Mayo, S.J. [32], Brazil K001239779 Yes
Mayo, S. [855], Bahia K000302886 No
Ribas, O.S. [117], Brazil K001239766 Yes
Kummrow, R. [558], Brazil K001239771 Yes
Hatschbach, G. [42507], Brazil K001239767 Yes
Cordeiro, J. [443], Brazil K001239765 Yes
Dusén, P. [15250], Brazil K001239773 Yes
Hatschbach, G. [32540], Brazil K001239760 Yes
Jonsson [65 a], Brazil K001239772 Yes
Mayo, S.J. [594], Brazil K001239778 Yes
Usteri, A. [s.n.], Brazil K001239776 Yes
Krapovickas, A. [38463], Brazil K001239762 Yes
Tessmann, G. [s.n.], Brazil K001239761 Yes
Mayo, S. [855], Bahia K000302888 No
Dusén, P. [6643], Brazil K001239774 Yes
Hatschbach, G. [27593], Brazil K001239768 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.], Meghalaya K001132686 Yes


  • 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 Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at and
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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