Anthurium rugulosum

One of the most attractive pebble-leaf Anthuriums, Anthurium rugulosum Sodiro belongs to section Polyneurium. It has cordate, conspicuosly bullate leaves on long petioles. Dense short granular pubescence (hair) on the veins of the lower blade surface.


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 rugulosum

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  • Anthurium rugulosum Sodiro
    Type: herbaceous evergreen
    Form:  Chamaephytes
    Family: Araceae
    Native Range: Ecuador
    Zone: 10-12
    Habitat: cool, high Andes Mountains, at elevation of 1150 to 2800 meters in mountainous moist to wet forests
    Height: to 100cm
    Spread: 45-60cm
    Sun: Part shade
    Water: Medium
    Maintenance: Low
    Leaf: Evergreen
    Tolerate: Semi Shade

    Taxon identifiers: PlantList-ID : kew-11640; IPNI plant ID : 15653-2; Tropicos ID : 2101161; Global Biodiversity Information Facility ID : 2872362; Encyclopedia of Life ID : 1140081; WCSPF ID : 11640; Plants of the World online ID :; IRMNG ID : 10928284; iNaturalist taxon ID : 435766; World Flora Online ID : wfo-0000231910

    Synonyms: No synonyms are recorded