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Anthurium scandens

Anthurium scandens

Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Araceae
Subfamilia: Pothoideae
Tribus: Anthurieae
Genus: Anthurium
Species: Anthurium scandens
Subspecies: A. s. subsp. pusillum – A. s. subsp. scandens

Anthurium scandens (Aubl.) Engl. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(2): 78 (1878).

Dracontium scandens Aubl., Hist. Pl. Guiane 2: 836 (1775).

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Southern America
Regional: Northern South America
Belize; Bolivia; Brazil Northeast; Brazil South; Brazil Southeast; Central American Pac; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Ecuador; El Salvador; French Guiana; Guatemala; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Jamaica; Leeward Is.; Nicaragua; Panam; Peru; Puerto Rico; Suriname; Trinidad-Tobago; Venezuela; Venezuelan Antilles
Continental: Northern America
Regional: Mexico
Mexico Gulf; Mexico Southeast; Mexico Southwest

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

Engler, H.G.A. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), 1878. Fl. Bras. 3(2): 78
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.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2018. Anthurium scandens in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Nov. 15. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Anthurium scandens. Published online. Accessed: Nov. 15 2018.
The Plant List 2013. Anthurium scandens in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Nov. 15. 2018. Anthurium scandens. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Nov. 15.

Vernacular names
English: pearl laceleaf

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