Anthurium scherzerianum (flamingo flower), A. magnjficum, A. scandens. A member of the plant family ARACEAE. Herbaceous plant with oval, green, ridged leaves. The flowers are dramatic, consisting of a delicate white, pink and red spathe, surrounding an orange or red spadix. Popular ornamental house plant. For etiology, toxicity, clinical features, lesions and treatment, see Dieffenbachia .