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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 [Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands, Volcano Islands (Bonin (Ogasawara) Islands)] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India (n.e.)
    • PAPUASIA: Indonesia, [Irian Jaya] Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: India, [Andaman and Nicobar] Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Celebes, Java, Kalimantan, Lesser Sunda Islands, Moluccas, Sumatra] 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. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (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. 1995 (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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=312725. Accessed 16 November 2018.