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  1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Pothos L.
      1. Pothos salicifolius Ridl. ex Burkill & Holttum

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Peninsula Malaysia.

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Slender to rather stout, (heterophyllous?), root-climbing liane to c. 8 m high. Shoot system rather weakly differentiated into flowering and non-flowering branches, terminal portions tending to be prominently zig-zagging; eocaul & seedling not observed. LEAVES stiffly coriaceous, drying dull dark greenish or brown, abaxial surface yellowish to orange-yellow; petiole 2–3 cm long, relatively stout, shallow-canaliculate, stoutly geniculate, especially on larger leaves, sheath not prominent, extending to just below geniculum, basally clasping, apically briefly ligulate, soon falling to leave a conspicuous wide scar, especially on larger leaves; blade 8.5–25 × 0.7–3 cm, very narrow elongate lanceolate-elliptic, base obtuse to subtruncate, apex acute to longacuminate, apiculate; primary lateral veins arising at 30–45°, very prominent, intramarginal veins prominent, 2 per side of the midrib, the entire abaxial surface notably raised-reticulate veined. INFLORESCENCE solitary on very abbreviated foliage leafless shoots arising from below mid-and distal leaves on leafy shoots; peduncle 7–9 × c. 0.1 cm, arching. Spathe 3.5–5 × 0.85–1 cm, lanceolate, spreading, conspicuously veined, base slightly clasping peduncle, apex acute to mucronate, dark purple. Spadix briefly stipitate; stipe 1–2 mm long; fertile portion 2–3.5 × c. 0.2 cm, cylindrical, straight to very slightly curved, yellow. Flowers c. 1.2 mm diam.; tepals 6, free; stamens 6. INFRUCTESCENCE with rather few berries; fruit 9–10 × 4–6 mm, globose, ripening deep scarlet; seeds not observed.
    Distribution
    Malesia: endemic to Peninsular Malaysia (Pahang and Negeri Sembilan).
    Habitat
    Upper hill to lower montane forest.

    Distribution

    Other Data

    Pothos salicifolius Ridl. ex Burkill & Holttum appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in Gard. Bull. Straits Settlem. 3: 88 (1923)

    Accepted by

    • Mansor, M., Boyce, P.C., Othman, A.S. & Sulaiman, B. (2012). The Araceae of peninsular Malaysia: 1-146. Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia.
    • 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