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1 July 2014 Anthurium jaimeanum and A. pahumense (Araceae): two new species from the W slopes of the Ecuadorian Andes
Carlos E. Cerón, Thomas B. Croat
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Abstract

Anthurium jaimeanum Croat & C. E. Cerón and A. pahumense C. E. Cerón & Croat (Araceae) are described and illustrated. The two species are members of A. sect. Porphyrochitonium Schott from the W slopes of the Ecuadorian Andes in Pichincha Province. Anthurium jaimeanum occurs at 1800 m in a premontane rain forest life zone, whereas A. pahumense is found at 1800–2200 m in a lower montane wet forest life zone. The new species are unusual in A. sect. Porphyrochitonium, a group characterized by having short internodes and glandular punctate blades, in that they have unusually long internodes.

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Carlos E. Cerón and Thomas B. Croat "Anthurium jaimeanum and A. pahumense (Araceae): two new species from the W slopes of the Ecuadorian Andes," Willdenowia 44(2), 201-207, (1 July 2014). https://doi.org/10.3372/wi.44.44202
Published: 1 July 2014
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