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Anthurium hookeri Kunth

Bird’s nest anthurium

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassAlismatidaeAquatic and marshy plants
OrderAlismatalesHerbaceous flowering plants found in marshy habitats
FamilyAraceaeArum family, with plants whose flower is enclosed in a spathe
GenusAnthuriumFrom anthos, “flower,” and oura, “tail,” referring to the many tiny true flowers that form in the yellow tail-like spadix

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Pothos crassinervius Hook. [Illegitimate]

Anthurium amplum Kunth

Anthurium hookeri f. longicuneatum Engl.

Anthurium hookeri var. longicuneatum (Engl.) Engl.

Anthurium huegelii Schott

Anthurium neglectum Miq.

Anthurium varians Miq. [Invalid]

Pothos acaulis Aiton [Illegitimate]


Anthurium hookeri description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Anthurium hookeri (bird’s nest anthurium)

4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, Mary­land
≈ 31 × 46" (78 × 117 cm)