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

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

    [CATE]

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

    Habitat
    Habitat not specifically recorded, although 1600 m altitude is noted on Hillebrand’s syntype.
    General Description
    Slender root-climbing liane. Shoot system well differentiated into adherent non-flowering and flowering free lateral branches; eocaul and seedling not observed. LEAVES chartaceous, drying dull greenish brown; petiole 1.5–2 × 0.1–0.3 cm, relatively stout, sheath rather prominent, extending c. ? length of petiole, basally spreading, apically decurrent; blade 3–15 × 1–4.5 cm, oblong-ovate to oblong-elliptic, base rounded, apex attenuate, apiculate; primary lateral veins arising at c. 60–70°, intramarginal veins 2 per side, the lowermost arising from the base, the next arising from the lower part of the midrib, outer intramarginal vein remaining close and parallel to margin, inner vein c. 5 mm distant, both reaching the leaf tip. INFLORESCENCE solitary on a foliage-leafless shoot arising below a foliage leaf, peduncle 4–6 × c. 0.1 cm, rather stout, reflexing at c. 90º so holding inflorescence below shoot. Spathe 3–4 × 1–2.5 cm, ovate-lanceolate, slightly cucullate, base slightly clasping peduncle, apex acuminate. Spadix sessile c. 2 × 0.3 cm, slightly tapering-cylindrical. Flowers c. 1.2 mm diam., with 6 free tepals and 6 stamens. INFRUCTESCENCE with few berries (observed from scars only); fruit and seeds not observed.
    Distribution
    Malesia: endemic to Sumatera.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Sumatera

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Pothos englerianus Alderw. appears in other Kew resources:

    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.
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0