Anthurium crenatum

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Anthurium crenatum


Taxonavigation: Alismatales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Alismatales

Familia: Araceae
Subfamilia: Pothoideae
Tribus: Anthurieae
Genus: Anthurium
Species: Anthurium crenatum


Anthurium crenatum (L.) Kunth, 1841


  • Basionym
    • Pothos crenatus L., Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 1373 (1763).
  • Heterotypic
    • Pothos scolopendrius Spreng., Novi Provent.: 34 (1818).
    • Anthurium acaule var. portoricensis Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 738 (1891).
    • Anthurium acaule var. scolopendrium (Spreng.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 739 (1891).
    • Anthurium acaule var. brevipes Engl., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25: 362 (1898).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Dominican Republic; Leeward Is.; Puerto Rico; Venezuelan Antilles

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


USDA, NRCS. 2006. The PLANTS Database, 6 March 2006 ( Data compiled from various sources by Mark W. Skinner. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: scalloped laceleaf
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