Anthurium crassinervium

(Jacq.) Schott 1829

This species belongs to the section Pachyneurium.
It is native to Colombia and Venezuela.

One leaf of the depicted plant is 120 cm long, the margins are wavy. There are about 28 primary veins in each leaf.
The spadixes and infructescences are thick and coniform.
photo (1-4) © Naomi Hoffman, Foster Botanical Garden, Honolulu, Hawaii.
The midrib is thick, that's why the name "crassinervium"
The petiole is about 1.5 cm in cross section.

Tropicos: Anthurium crassinervium
CATE Araceae: Anthurium crassinervium
Flickr photos: #1 #2
page created on 2011-11-18
last updated on 2011-11-18