EPPO Global Database

Syngonium podophyllum(SYNPO)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SYNPO
  • Preferred name: Syngonium podophyllum
  • Authority: Schott


Mexico, Central America, South America (northern, to Bolivia and eastern Brazil). Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in Bangladesh, Malesia, USA (Florida), Caribbean (but not in Africa, though in horticulture it has been given the name African evergreen)

Common names
Name Language
African evergreen English
arrowhead vine English
syngonium commun French
conde Spanish (HN)
pico de guara Spanish (MX)
pinuela Spanish (GT)
singónio Portuguese