Anthurium Schott sec CATE Araceae, 2009
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Schott 1829. Wiener Z. Kunst. 3: 828

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Distinguishing Features

Plants usually an epiphyte or climbing hemiepiphyte, less often lithophyte or terrestrial; stem aerial, not tuberous or rhizomatous; petiole geniculate at apex; higher order leaf venation clearly reticulated, submarginal collective veins usually present, tissues without trichosclereids; flowers bisexual, with obvious perigone of four free tepals; spathe simple, spreading, reflexed or erect; spadix uniform in appearance with flowers of only one type; berries exserted when mature; seeds with copious endosperm; Neotropical range.

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