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Taxon: Pothos scandens L.

 
Genus: Pothos
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Pothoideae
Tribe: Potheae
Nomen number: 29539
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:968. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 18-Oct-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Blumea 45:185. 2000)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Comoros, Madagascar, Seychelles

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Yunnan Sheng]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India, [Assam, Bihar, Kerala, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal, Karnataka, Goa] Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, India, [Andaman and Nicobar Islands] Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, [Kalimantan, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Islands, Maluku, Sumatera] Malaysia, Philippines


References:

  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. C. 2000. The genus Pothos (Araceae-Pothoideae-Potheae) of Thailand and Indochina. Blumea 45:180.
  3. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2002. World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae).

Check other web resources for Pothos scandens L. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=29539. Accessed 20 September 2019.