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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Pothoideae

Pothoideae is a subfamily of flowering plants in the Araceae family. The subfamily consists of four genera namely, Anthurium, Pothos, Pedicellarum, and Pothoidium. It contains two tribes, Anthurieae and Pothoeae. The species in the subfamily are true aroids.


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