African Plant Database

Epipremnum pinnatum (L.) Engl.
Family : ARACEAE
Information on the genus : Epipremnum
Basionym : Pothos pinnatus L.
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pothos aurea Linden & André
 Epipremnum aureum (Linden & André) Bunting
 Rhaphidophora aurea (Linden & André) Birdsey
 Scindapsus aureus (Linden & André) Engl.
 Pothos pinnatus L.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : A vigorous climber; juvenile leaves ovate-cordate 10x10 cm, entire, green with yellowish blotches; adult leaves oblong-ovate, to 75x40 cm, irregularly pinnatifid, petiole to 40 cm long with sheath with marcescent margins, reaching the blade; spathe broadly boat-shaped, soon deciduous; spadix cylindrical, shorter than spathe.
Ecology : Cultivated in tropical Africa, becoming an invasive plant near villages in, e.g., Cameroon
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Record n°33464
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