Anthurium andraeanum

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Anthurium andraeanum
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A. andraeanum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Araceae
Tribe: Anthurieae
Genus: Anthurium
Species: A. andraeanum
Binomial name
Anthurium andraeanum
Linden ex André
Synonyms[1]

Anthurium venustum Sodiro


Anthurium andraeanum is a flowering plant species in the Araceae family. The species is native to Colombia and Ecuador.[1][2][3]

Common names for plants in the Anthurium genus include tailflower, flamingo flower, and laceleaf.[4][5][6][7]

Anthurium andraeanum is one of the plants listed in the NASA Clean Air Study[8][9] as effective in removing formaldehyde, xylene, toluene, and ammonia from the air.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  3. ^ Linden ex André, Ill. Hort. 24: 43 (1877).
  4. ^ Anthurium spp. Poisonous Plants of North Carolina. North Carolina State University.
  5. ^ Anthurium. ITIS.
  6. ^ Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  7. ^ Nadruz Coelho, M.A., Waechter, J.L. & Mayo, S.J. (2009). Revisão taxonômica das espécies de Anthurium (Araceae) seção Urospadix subseção Flavescentiviridia. Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 60: 799-864.
  8. ^ Plants "Clean" Air Inside Our Homes (kilde NASA)
  9. ^ B. C. Wolverton, Rebecca C. McDonald, and E. A. Watkins, Jr. "Foliage Plants for Removing Indoor Air Pollutants from Energy-efficient Homes". Retrieved 2009-12-10. , http://www.sjodinweb.com/house/foliage_air.pdf (alternate link for 'Foliage Plants for Removing Indoor Air Pollutants from Energy-efficient Homes')