Synopsis of aroids (Alismatales, Araceae) from Cerro Pirre (Darién Province, Panama)
Check List 15(4): 651-689, doi: 10.15560/15.4.651
Synopsis of aroids (Alismatales, Araceae) from Cerro Pirre (Darién Province, Panama)
expand article infoOrlando Oriel Ortiz, María Sánchez de Stapf, Riccardo Maria Baldini§, Thomas Bernard Croat|
‡ Universidad de Panamá, Panama, Panama§ Università di Firenze, Florence, Italy| Missouri Botanical Garden, Saint Louis, United States of America
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Abstract

Ninety-four species belonging to 12 genera of Araceae are recorded on Cerro Pirre (Darién Province): Adelonema Schott (two); Anthurium Schott (39), Chlorospatha Engl. (2), Dieffenbachia Schott (3); Heteropsis Kunth (1); Monstera Adans. (6); Philodendron Schott (28), Rhodospatha Poepp. (2); Spathiphyllum Schott (2); Stenospermation Schott (3); Syngonium Schott (4) and Xanthosoma Schott (2). Taxonomic notes, identification key and comments on habitat and ecology of the species are presented.

Keywords
Biodiversity, Central America, endemic species, taxonomy, World Heritage Site