EPPO Global Database

Epipremnum pinnatum(SNDAU)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

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


Bangladesh, India (Assam), Indochina, Malesia, China (including Taiwan), New Guinea, Australia. 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 Caribbean (Hispaniola), South America (Colombia)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Epipremnum aureum (Linden & André) Bunting
Rhaphidophora aurea (Linden & André) Birdsey
Rhaphidopora pinnata Schott
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
marble queen English
Solomon Islands ivy arum English
taro vine English
variegated pothos English
buntes Herzblatt German
Efeutute German
gelbe Efeutute German
Goldranke German
lierre du diable French
pothos à feuilles tachées de jaune French
pothos doré French
jibóia Portuguese
taro-trepador Portuguese
gullranka Swedish
ôgonkazura Japanese
potosu Japanese
オウゴンカズラ Japanese
ポトス Japanese
сциндапсус золотистый Russian
эпипремнум перистый Russian
qí lín yè shǔ Chinese
麒麟叶属 Chinese