EPPO Global Database

Epipremnum pinnatum(SNDAU)

Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: SNDAU
  • Preferred name: Epipremnum pinnatum
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Engler


Pacific (Society Islands). A widely cultivated houseplant, of which there are numerous cultivars including in particular cv. Aureum, which was originally treated as a separate species and  has given rise to some of the common names. Introduced in Indian subcontinent, China, southeast Asia, a few African countries, USA (Florida), Caribbean, Central and South America, Australia

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Epipremnum aureum (Linden & André) Bunting
Rhaphidophora aurea (Linden & André) Birdsey
Scindapsus aureus (Linden & André) Engler

Common names
Name Language
centipede tonga vine English (US)
devil's ivy English
golden pothos English
hunter's robe English
Solomon Islands ivy arum English
taro vine English
variegated pothos English
gelbe Efeutute German
lierre du diable French
pothos à feuilles tachées de jaune French
pothos doré French
jibóia Portuguese
gullranka Swedish
ポトス Japanese
オウゴンカズラ Japanese
ôgonkazura Japanese
potosu Japanese
сциндапсус золотистый Russian
эпипремнум перистый Russian
qí lín yè shǔ Chinese
麒麟叶属 Chinese