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Taxon: Epipremnum pinnatum (L.) Engl.

 
Genus: Epipremnum
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Monsteroideae
Tribe: Monstereae
Nomen number: 312725
Place of publication: Pflanzenr. IV. 23B(Heft 37):60. 1908
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Oct-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 8 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Tongavine  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • variegated-philodendron  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • gefleckte Efeutute  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • long wei cao  (Source: Econ Bot) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Zander ed14)
  • Medicines:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Yunnan Sheng, Guangdong Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands, Volcano Islands (Bonin (Ogasawara) Islands)] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India (n.e.)
    • PAPUASIA: Indonesia, [Papua Barat] Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: India, [Andaman and Nicobar Islands] Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Islands, Maluku, Sumatera] Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland, Northern Territory]

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Marshall Islands
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Boyce, P. 2004. A review of Epipremnum (Araceae) in cultivation (Aroideana) 27:206-207.
  2. Boyce, P. C. 1998. The genus Epipremnum Schott (Araceae-Monsteroideae-Monstereae) in west and central Malesia (Blumea) 43:201.
  3. Chen, L. M. J. & I. M. Turner 1998. The use of Epipremnum pinnatum (Araceae) in Singapore in the treatment of cancer: an unreported application of a herbal medicine Econ. Bot. 52:108-109.
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  5. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage (Zander ed14)
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage (Zander ed16)
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen (Zander Ency)
  9. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). (L Araceae)
  10. Hay, A. et al. Checklist & botanical bibliography of the aroids of Malesia, Australia, and the tropical western Pacific. Blumea suppl. 8 (L Aroid Males)
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  12. Lucas, S. 2010. The Exotic Rainforest (on-line resource). (Exotic Rainforest) accessed 1 Jul.
  13. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  14. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Epipremnum pinnatum (L.) Engl. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Epipremnum pinnatum 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=312725. Accessed 27 June 2019.