EPPO Global Database

Epipremnum pinnatum(SNDAU)

Last modification: 1996-10-28

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


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.

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

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