Anthurium Start PageContentsKEY FIndex of described Anthurium species


Anthurium eggersii Englcr. This species is a distinct species known only from Pacific Coastal Ecuador. Croat and Baker (1979) in the treatment of Anthurium for Costa Rica considered the species a synonym of A. Paludosum, but further investigations show it to lack the entire cataphylls so characteristic of A. Paludosum. Anthurium crassinervium (Jacq.) Schott. This species is restricted to the Coastal Cordillera of Venezuela. Specimens cited as this species are A. salviniae or A. schlechtendalii. Anthurium fraternum Schott. This species is restricted to northern Colombia in the mountainous region south of Santa Malta. Material with which it has been confused in Central America belongs to A. huixtlense.