Anthurium 'Heinz'

Accepted:

Yes

Established:

No

Nomenclatural Notes:

Accepted, pending publication.

Published in:

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Released Year:

Unknown

Propagated:

Yes

Cultivar Type:

Hybrid

Originator:

Undisclosed

Namer:

Ian Sturgess

Seed Parent:

Unknown

Pollen Parent:

Unknown

Base Species or Cultivar:

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Cultivar Origin:

It's a complex hybrid of other unknown hybrids.

Name Origin:

Named by Ian Sturgess of Australia honoring the former owner of Mission Beach Nursery Heinz Kraski of 'Heinz'. Heinz also alludes to 57 varieties of Heinz ketchup for the numerous varieties of hybrids and plants which were combined to make this complex hybrid.

Growth Habit:

Epiphytic

Leaf Blade:

Leaf blade is approx 38cm long with a distinctive inward cupped shape. The upper surface is velvety, with high contrasted thick white venation contrasting significantly against an otherwise dark green surface. Abaxial is sub velvety. Opening leaf flush is orange to rust orange. Sinus is open with lobes exhibiting rounded margins. Lobes may overlap slightly.

Bloom and Fruit:

Spathe is green, oblong lanceolate, with a pink to reddish hue.
Spadix is green.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

Leaf blade has a distinctive inward cupped shape and the upper surface is velvety, with high contrasted thick white venation contrasting significantly against an otherwise dark green surface. Opening leaf flush is orange to rust orange.

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