Anthurium lapoanum

Anthurium lapoanum Croat sp. nov. ined. -is a very showy terrestial species. Petioles medium green, weakly glossy, sharply flattened adaxially; blades subcoriaceous, bullate, dark green and weakly glossy above, paler and matte below; midrib weakly raised and slightly paler in deep valley above, bluntly acute and concolorous below; primary lateral veins deeply sunken and concolorous above, acute and slightly darker below; tertiary veins conspicuously sunken above, conspicuously raised below .


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 lapoanum

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  • Name: Anthurium lapoanum Croat sp. nov. ined.
    Type: herbaceous evergreen
    Form:  Chamaephyte
    Family: Araceae
    Native Range: SE Ecuador
    Zone: 12-13
    Habitat: not described
    Height: 100
    Spread: 20-75 cm
    Sun: Part shade
    Water: Medium
    Maintenance: Medium
    Leaf: Evergreen
    Tolerate: Semi Shade

    Taxon identifiers: PlantList-ID : tro-50281950; Tropicos ID : 50281950; Global Biodiversity Information Facility ID : 8060782

    Synonyms: no synonyms recorded