Submitted by James Miller on 2012-05-10
this Anthurium is from the Cascade garden at Longwood Gardens.
The inflorescence is particularly outstanding being nearly a 1 ft. in length and with a purple to black colored spadix.
Leaf Length: 3ft, 90cm, Leaf Width: 1.5ft, 42.5cm, Petiole: 14 inches to 2 ft, 35cm to 60cm.
Spathe 9 to 11 inches, 22.5cm-27.5, Spadix 10 to inches, 25cm to 30cm.
|This appears to be a hybrid between A. watermaliense|
and one of the Pachyneurium birdnest type Anthurium species.
Note the dark colored spathes of the watermaliense
breeding thru in this plant and the folded leaf base on leaves.