Anthurium furcatum

A large-growing,  trilobed Anthurium furcatum Sodiro belongs to section Semaeophyllium. Leaves are erect to spreading; petioles are terete (flattened adaxially). Leaf blades deeply trilobed to from the base, subcoriaceous,  medium green and semiglossy above, somewhat paler and matte below, upper surface covered with small linear raphides, base acute; central lobe oblong to linear-oblong.


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'.

Anthurium furcatum

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  • Name: Anthurium furcatum Sodiro
    Type: herbaceous evergreen
    Form:  Chamaephyte or epiphyte
    Family: Araceae
    Native Range: Ecuador
    Zone: 10-12
    Habitat: Occurs in premontane wet forests, lower montane moist forests, premontane rain forests, and tropical moist forests.
    Height: 150-200 cm
    Spread: 100-150 cm
    Sun: Part shade
    Water: Medium
    Maintenance: Medium
    Leaf: Evergreen
    Tolerate: Semi Shade

    Taxon identifiers: PlantList-ID : kew-11011; IPNI plant ID : 15289-2; Tropicos ID : 2101034; NCBI taxonomy ID : 1366154; Global Biodiversity Information Facility ID : 2872977; Encyclopedia of Life ID : 1141667; WCSPF ID : 11011; Plants of the World online ID :; IRMNG ID : 11427743; iNaturalist taxon ID : 435707; World Flora Online ID : wfo-0000225300

    Synonyms: no synonyms recorded