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  1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Pothos L.
      1. Pothos volans P.C.Boyce & A.Hay

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Borneo (Brunei, Sarawak).

    [CATE]

    CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011. araceae.e-monocot.org

    Habitat
    Ridgetop hill to upper hill kerangas.
    Distribution
    Malesia: endemic to Borneo (Sarawak and Brunei Darussalam).
    General Description
    Slender, heterophyllous(?), root-climbing liane. Shoot system well differentiated into free lateral prominently zig-zagging flowering and adherent non-flowering shoots; eocaul and seedling not observed. LEAVES deep green adaxially, slightly paler abaxially, chartaceous, drying yellow to greyish green with the midrib pale yellow and raised abaxially; petiole 1–3 × 0.1–0.25 cm, slender, sheath rather prominent, extending to base of geniculum, clasping basally, minutely ligulate apically; blade 2.5–15.5 × 1–4.5 cm, narrowly elliptic or lanceolate, occasionally weakly oblique, base subacute to obtuse, apex attenuate-mucronate, acute or attenuate, minutely apiculate; primary lateral veins arising 75–85°, intramarginal veins 2 per side, the outer intramarginal vein remaining very close and parallel to margin. INFLORESCENCE solitary, terminal on leafy shoots, held arching from the tip of the shoot; peduncle 6–7 × 0.05–0.1 cm, very slender, arching, pale green. Spathe 4–5 × 0.9–1.5 cm, broadly ovate-triangularlanceolate, erect and covering spadix, base clasping peduncle, apex acuminate, apiculate, pale green, thinly papery. Spadix sessile, 2–3 × 0.15–0.25 cm, slender cylindrical, yellow-green. Flowers c. 1.1 mm diam., with 6 free tepals and 6 stamens. INFRUCTESCENCE with few berries; fruits 7–10 × 4–6 mm, ellipsoid; seeds not observed.

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    Distribution

    Other Data

    Pothos volans P.C.Boyce & A.Hay appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 1, 2001 Dransfield, J. [7419], Brunei K000291854 holotype
    Sep 1, 2001 Dransfield, J. [7419], Brunei K000291852 holotype
    Sep 1, 2001 Dransfield, J. [7419], Brunei K000291853 holotype
    Dransfield, J. [7419], Brunei 60539.000 holotype

    Bibliography

    First published in Telopea 9: 523 (2001 publ. 2002)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    CATE Araceae

    • Boyce, P.C. & Hay, A. 2001. A taxonomic revision of Araceae tribe Potheae (Pothos, Pothoidium and Pedicellarum) for Malesia, Australia and the tropical Western Pacific. Telopea. 9 (3): 449-571
    • Abranowicz, E. 1912. Über das Wachstum der Knollen von Sauromatum guttatum Schott und Amorphophallus rivieri Durieu. 62: 449-458.

    Sources

    CATE Araceae
    Haigh, A., Clark, B., Reynolds, L., Mayo, S.J., Croat, T.B., Lay, L., Boyce, P.C., Mora, M., Bogner, J., Sellaro, M., Wong, S.Y., Kostelac, C., Grayum, M.H., Keating, R.C., Ruckert, G., Naylor, M.F. and Hay, A., CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011.
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