Epipremnum pinnatum

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Epipremnum pinnatum
Dragon-Tail Plant (Epipremnum pinnatum) 1.jpg
Epipremnum pinnatum climbing on a tree
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Araceae
Genus: Epipremnum
Species: E. pinnatum
Binomial name
Epipremnum pinnatum
(L.) Engl., 1908
Synonyms[1]
Numerous
  • Epipremnum angustilobum
    K.Krause, 1911
  • Epipremnum elegans
    Engl., 1879
  • Epipremnum elegans f. ternatensis
    Alderw., 1922
  • Epipremnum formosanum
    Hayata, 1915
  • Epipremnum glaucicephalum
    Elmer, 1938 [invalid]
  • Epipremnum merrillii
    Engl. & K.Krause, 1908
  • Epipremnum mirabile
    Schott, 1858
  • Epipremnum mirabile f. eperforatum
    Engl., 1898
  • Epipremnum mirabile f. multisectum
    Engl., 1898
  • Epipremnum pinnatum f. multisectum
    (Engl.) Engl., 1908
  • Epipremnum robinsonii
    K.Krause, 1912
  • Monstera caudata
    (Roxb.) Schott, 1830
  • Monstera dilacerata
    (K.Koch & Sello) K.Koch, 1855
  • Monstera pinnata
    (L.) Schott, 1830
  • Philodendron dilaceratum
    Engl., 1879
  • Philodendron nechodomae
    Britton, 1926
  • Polypodium laciniatum
    Burm.f., 1768
  • Pothos caudatus
    Roxb., 1820
  • Pothos decursivus
    Wall., 1831 [Illegitimate]
  • Pothos pinnatifidus
    Roxb., 1820
  • Pothos pinnatus
    L., 1763
  • Rhaphidophora caudata
    (Roxb.) Schott, 1860
  • Rhaphidophora cunninghamii
    Schott, 1861
  • Rhaphidophora dilacerata
    (K.Koch & Sello) K.Koch, 1864
  • Rhaphidophora formosana
    (Hayata) M.Hotta, 1970 [Illegitimate]
  • Rhaphidophora laciniata
    (Burm.f.) Merr., 1921
  • Rhaphidophora lovellae
    F.M.Bailey, 1897
  • Rhaphidophora merrillii
    Engl., 1905
  • Rhaphidophora neocaledonica
    Guillaumin, 1937
  • Rhaphidophora pertusa var. vitiensis
    (Schott) Engl.
  • Rhaphidophora pinnata
    (L.) Schott, 1857
  • Rhaphidophora pinnatifida
    (Roxb.) Schott, 1857
  • Rhaphidophora vitiensis
    Schott, 1861
  • Rhaphidophora wallichii
    Schott, 1860
  • Scindapsus bipinnatifidus
    Teijsm. & Binn., 1866
  • Scindapsus caudatus
    (Roxb.) Schott, 1832
  • Scindapsus decursivus
    Moritzi, 1854 [Illegitimate]
  • Scindapsus dilaceratus
    K.Koch & Sello, 1853
  • Scindapsus forsteri
    Endl., 1836
  • Scindapsus pinnatifidus
    (Roxb.) Schott, 1832
  • Scindapsus pinnatus
    (L.) Schott, 1832
  • Tornelia dilacerata
    (K.Koch & Sello) Schott, 1860

Epipremnum pinnatum is a species of flowering plant in the family Araceae, with a multitude of common names including centipede tongavine and dragon-tail plant. In the Philippines, it is known in Tagalog as tibatib.

Distribution[edit]

The plant has a broad native Old World distribution. Native range extends from Northern Australia through Malaysia and Indochina into southern China, Taiwan, Japan, and as far as Melanesia[2][3]. The species has also become naturalised in West Indies.[3].

References[edit]

  1. ^ Epipremnum pinnatum (L.) Engl.. In: The Plant List (2013). Version 1.1. Published on the Internet; http://www.theplantlist.org/ [2015-2-28].
  2. ^ Epipremnum pinnatum. In: Govaerts, R. (2015). World Checklist of Araceae. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/ Retrieved 2015-2-28.
  3. ^ a b "Epipremnum pinnatum". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 28 February 2015. 

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