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Denomination: 'Barmodu'
Botanical Name: Anthurium andraeanum
Applicant/Holder: De Stitchting Rijn-Fever
Hofzichtlaan 5, 2678 NC
De Lier
Breeder: Leonardus Johannes Maria van der Knaap, Knaap Licenties B.V., Naaldwijk, Netherlands
Agent in Canada: BioFlora Inc.
38723 Fingal Line
R.R. #1
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 3S5
Tel: 519-317-7511
Application Date: 2006-11-03
Application Number: 06-5632
Grant of Rights Date: 2009-05-25
Certificate Number: 3525
Date rights surrendered: 2012-06-22

Variety Description


PLANT: small to medium size

LEAF: very short to short, narrow width, narrow ovate to ovate, lobes present, lobes incurved but not touching, distal part right angled, acuminate tip, dark green upper side, very weak to weak blistering of upper side, short petiole

PEDUNCLE: short, thin to medium thickness, very light to light green middle part, weak anthocyanin colouration
SPATHE: positioned far above the leaves, small, ovate, lobes present, lobes free, obtuse apex, acuminate tip, purple red (RHS 54A) upper side, purple red (RHS N57D) lower side, weak to medium glossiness, very weak to weak blistering, middle zone is concave in cross section, angle of distal part in relation to peduncle is obtuse, very short distance between spadix and sinus
SPADIX: short to medium length, narrow to medium width at middle, no rolling, straight curvature of longitudinal axis, moderate tapering towards apex, basal part before and after anther dehiscence is white to cream, distal part before and shortly after anther dehiscence is purple

Origin & Breeding History: 'Barmodu' originated from a controlled cross conducted on January 4, 2000 in Maasland, The Netherlands between the female parent designated '20040101-01' and the male parent designated '20040501-05'. 'Barmodu' was selected in June 2001 based on its growth habit, number of flowers, spathe colour, spadix colour and leaf glossiness.

Tests & Trials: The detailed description of 'Barmodu' is based on the UPOV report of Technical Examination, CPVO reference number 2005/2290, grant number 21111. The trials were conducted by Naktuinbouw in Wageningen, The Netherlands in 2006. Colour determinations were made using the 2001 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Colour Chart.

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Anthurium: 'Barmodu'

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