genus Anthurium

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Related to genus Anthurium: Anthurium andraeanum, Anthurium scherzerianum
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Noun1.genus Anthurium - large genus of often epiphytic evergreen tropical American plants often cultivated as houseplants
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Araceae, arum family, family Araceae - anthurium; calla lily; jack-in-the-pulpit; philodendron
anthurium, tailflower, tail-flower - any of various tropical American plants cultivated for their showy foliage and flowers
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The genus Anthurium was last revised for Mexico by the senior author (Croat, 1983); 219 species had been recorded for all of Central America (including Mexico, Middle America and Panama).
Understanding the origin and rapid diversification of the genus Anthurium Schott (Araceae), integrating molecular phylogenetics, morphology and fossils.
CROAT, T.B., 1983.--A revision of the genus Anthurium (Araceae) of Mexico and Central America.