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  1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Pothos L.
      1. Pothos brevivaginatus Alderw.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Sumatera.

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Somewhat robust, heterophyllous(?), root-climbing liane. Shoot system architecture not fully known, but flowering shoots free and lateral; eocaul and seedling not observed. LEAVES very stiffly chartaceous, drying orange-brown; petiole 1–4 × 0.2–0.25 cm, rather stout, ‘D’ shaped in cross-section, sheath barely prominent, extending c. 1 cm along petiole, soon falling; blade 12–28 × 4–7 cm, lanceolate to slightly oblanceolate, base, apex abruptly cuspidate-attenuate, mucronate; primary lateral veins prominent, arising at 70–80°, intramarginal veins 2 per side, the outer intramarginal vein remaining very close and parallel to margin, higher order venation prominently reticulate. INFLORESCENCE solitary, usually subtended by cataphylls on condensed short shoots arising from below the axils of distal leaves, held inverted beneath the shoot by reflexing of the peduncle; peduncle 12–45 × 0.1–0.15 cm, slender, reflexed 90° at the base, dark purple-green. Spathe 2.5–12.5 × 0.6–4 cm, triangular-lanceolate, spreading, base clasping the peduncle, apex acute, briefly apiculate, dull greyish-green, chartaceous. Spadix briefly (c. 1 mm) stipitate, (2.5–)6–7.6 × 0.3–0.6 cm, cylindrical to tapering-cylindrical, pale green. Flowers c. 1 mm diam., with 6 free tepals and 6 stamens. INFRUCTESCENCE not observed.
    Distribution
    Malesia: endemic to SW Sumatera.
    Habitat
    Upper hill forest.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Sumatera

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Pothos brevivaginatus Alderw. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 1, 2001 Brooks, C.J. [s.n.], Sumatera K000291855 Unknown type material

    Bibliography

    First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg, sér. 3, 1: 381 (1920)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    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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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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