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. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide L Araceae; Zander Ency; Aroideana 27:207-210. 2004)

Distributional Range:


  • Pacific

    • South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia Society Islands

  • Cultivated


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Boyce, P. 2004. A review of Epipremnum (Araceae) in cultivation (Aroideana) 27:207-210.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). 2002 (L Araceae)
  • Lucas, S. 2010. The Exotic Rainforest (on-line resource). (Exotic Rainforest) accessed 1 Jul.
  • Mabberley, D. J. Mabberley's plant-book: a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses, third edition. 2008 (Mabberleys Pl Book)
  • Nicolson, D. H. 1978. Araceae. Pp. 345-348 in A. C. Smith (ed.), A precursor to a new flora of Fiji (Allertonia) 1:347.
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)


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.