Anthurium waterburyanum

The wonderfully velvety Anthurium waterburyanum Croat (ined.) belongs to section Cardiolonchium. Petioles terete, nrrowly and obtusely sulcate; weakly glossy. Leaf blades subcoriaceous,dark green and matte sub-velvety above, moderately paler and semi-glosssy 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 waterburyanum

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  • Name: Anthurium waterburyanum Croat (ined.)
    Type: herbaceous evergreen
    Form:  Wpiphytic hamaephyte
    Family: Araceae
    Native Range: NW Ecuador
    Zone: 11-12
    Habitat: low elevations, apparently epiphytic
    Height: 80-100cm
    Spread: 50cm
    Sun: Part shade
    Water: Medium
    Maintenance: Medium
    Leaf: Evergreen
    Tolerate: Semi Shade

    Taxon identifiers: not yet described

    Synonyms: no synonyms recorded