A New Species of Anthurium (Araceae) with Cordate Leaves from Southeastern Brazil

  • Rodrigo Theófilo Valadares Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
  • Ludovic Jean Charles Kollmann Instituto Nacional da Mata Atlântica
  • Cassia Mônica Sakuragui Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Keywords: Anthurium, Atlantic Forest, Brazil, conservation, deforestation, Espírito Santo, IUCN Red List, section Belolonchium


During a floristic survey of Araceae species in the Atlantic Forest, Espírito Santo State, southeastern Brazil, we found an unknown species of Anthurium Schott with cordate leaf bases. Here, we describe and illustrate this new species, A. marcusianum Theófilo, L. Kollmann & Sakur., and also provide comments on its ecology, distribution, and conservation status.


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