Anthurium longipeltatum Matuda, Anales Inst Biol. Univ. Nac. Mexico 37: 75,f. 1. 1967
Etymology: Matuda did not make clear what the name reffered to as no part of the plant is peltate.
Distribution: Norhtern Oaxaca and southern Veracruz, Mexico
Sectional Placement: Anth. longipeltatum belongs to a closely related group, with cordate leaf blades and glandular punctations, that had been placed in section Belolonchium. T. Croat has proposed a new section to accommodate these species and is calling it section Cordatopunctatum. For more detailed information on this new section see The Sectional Groupings of Anthurium.
Description: In Croat's A Revision of the Genus Anthurium of Mexico and Central America, this species is described in great detail.
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