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Taxon: Epipremnum aureum (Linden & André) G. S. Bunting

Genus: Epipremnum
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Monsteroideae
Tribe: Monstereae
Nomen number: 315461
Place of publication: Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 50:28. 1964
Link to protologue:
Comment: = E. pinnatum 'Aureum'
Name Verified on: 01-Jul-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:


    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia [Society Islands (Moorea)]

    Cultivated (widely cult.)


  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Boyce, P. 2004. A review of Epipremnum (Araceae) in cultivation. Aroideana 27:207-210.
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. Note: = Epipremnum pinnatum 'Aureum'
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  6. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2002. World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae).
  7. Lucas, S. 2010. The Exotic Rainforest (on-line resource). accessed 1 Jul. URL: http://www.exoticrainforest.com/Epipremnum%20aureum%20pc.html target='_blank'
  8. Mabberley, D. J. 2008. Mabberley's plant-book: a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses, ed. 3 Note: = Epipremnum pinnatum 'Aureum'
  9. Nicolson, D. H. 1978. Araceae. Pp. 345-348 in A. C. Smith (ed.), A precursor to a new flora of Fiji. Allertonia 1:347. Note: = Epipremnum pinnatum 'Aureum'
  10. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova. Note: = Epipremnum pinnatum 'Aureum'
  11. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Epipremnum aureum (Linden & André) G. S. Bunting :

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Epipremnum aureum cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?315461. Accessed 8 April 2020.