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  1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Pothos L.
      1. Pothos junghuhnii de Vriese

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Malesia.

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Slender to moderately robust, homeophyllous, root-climbing liane. Shoot system well differentiated into adherent, non-flowering and free, lateral flowering branches; eocaul and seedling not observed. LEAVES bright to mid-green adaxially, paler abaxially, drying dull green; petiole 3.5–8 × 0.5–2 cm, broadly winged, oblong to obovate-oblong, base decurrent to clawed, apex truncate, rounded or weakly auriculate; blade 3–13 × 1.5–6 cm, ovate to elliptic or oblong-lanceolate, base rounded to acute, apex attenuate-mucronate to acute or attenuate, briefly tubulate; primary lateral veins arising at 45–65°, intramarginal veins 2 per side of the midrib, these arising from the base and remaining rather close to midrib before diverging further along blade. INFLORESCENCE solitary, arising from the distal leaf axils of fertile shoots, subtended by a minute prophyll and a few 0.5–3.5 cm, sequentially longer cataphylls; peduncle slender, 2.5–4(–5) cm × 1–1.2 mm, erect, dark purple. Spathe 6–15(–20) × 4–10(–15) mm, ovate, flat to convex, base cordate, clasping the peduncle, apex slightly raised, acute to subacute with a small mucro, dull green to purple. Spadix stipitate; stipe slender, (1–)2.5–3.5 × 1–1.5 mm, erect, straight, dark purple; fertile portion (3–) 6–14(–20) × (3–)3.5–6(–10) mm, globose to ovate-ellipsoid or ovoid-clavate, cream to yellow. Flowers 0.6–1.2 mm diam., with 6 free tepals and 6 stamens. INFRUCTESCENCE with 1–8 berries; fruit c. 4–7 mm diam, ovoid or ellipsoid, ripening scarlet; seeds c. 3–6 mm diam., ellipsoid.
    Habitat
    Primary to disturbed secondary forest, often on limestone.
    Distribution
    Malesia: Sumatera, Java; one record from Sarawak but with no further information available.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Borneo, Jawa, Sumatera

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Pothos junghuhnii de Vriese appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Bogner, J., Indonesia 52526.000
    Geesink [6437] 59373.000

    Bibliography

    First published in F.A.W.Miquel, Pl. Jungh.: 104 (1851)

    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
    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