Juvenile leaves of his Anthurium are show-stopping. Anthurium chamberlainii Mast. belongs to section Belolonchium and is a herbaceous evergreen species. Its leaf blades are ovate-triangular-sagittate, very large (up to 95 cm long, 70 cm wide), very dark brown/ burgundy when juvenile, and dark green when mature. They are deeply lobed at base with broadly undulate margins.
The genus name Anthurium is derived from Greek ánthos "flower" + ourá "tail" + New Latin -ium -ium . A very literal translation of this would be 'flowering tail'.
Name: Anthurium chamberlainii Mast.
Type: herbaceous evergreen
Native Range: Venezuela
Habitat: occurs in some type of Premontane forest or Montane forest life zones since members of section Belolonchium nearly all occur at high elevations in wet forest.
Sun: Part shade
Tolerate: Semi Shade
Taxon identifiers: PlantList-ID : kew-10786; IPNI plant ID : 15170-2; Global Biodiversity Information Facility ID : 2872934; Encyclopedia of Life ID : 1142270; WCSPF ID : 10786; Plants of the World online ID : urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:15170-2; IRMNG ID : 11119086; eBiodiversity ID : 322332; Observation.org ID : 279255; World Flora Online ID : wfo-0000222938
Synonyms: No synonyms recorded