Genus of something less than 1,000 species of evergreen, epiphytic, herbaceous perennials, native to tropical America.
Latin name: Anthurium andreanum
They grow in moist, fertile, humus-rich soils, in deep or partial shade.
Plant in flowerpots.
Propagated by division and by suckers.
Herbaceous perennial with large, glossy leaves and fuchsia-coloured flowers all year round.