A new species of Anthurium sect. Cordato-punctatum (Araceae) from Veracruz, Mexico

Pedro Díaz Jiménez*, Edith Carrera-Sánchez, Thomas B. Croat, Miguel Ángel Pérez-Farrera, Francisco J. Gómez-Marín, Heiko Hentrich, Pedro A. Aguilar-Rodríguez

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Anthurium knopflmacherianum, a new species of Anthurium sect. Cordato-punctatum, is registered for the region of Los Tuxtlas,Veracruz, Mexico. This new species is morphologically similar to A. verapazense, but that species differs in having shorter geniculum, longer anterior lobe, inflorescence with a longer peduncle and longer spadix, violet-purple at anthesis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)231-236
Number of pages6
Issue number3
StatePublished - 16 May 2023
Externally publishedYes


  • Anthurium verapazense
  • Catemaco
  • Ecological reserve
  • Santa Marta volcano


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