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  1. Family: Araceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Pothos L.
      1. Pothos zippelii Schott

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Maluku to Papuasia.

    [CATE]

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

    General Description
    Slender root-climbing liane or hemi-epiphyte. Shoot system well-differentiated into adherent climbing shoots and free lateral flowering branches; eocaul and seedling not observed. LEAVES drying dull mid-green; petiole lamina-like, about ¼-? of the length of the blade, to c. 1.4 cm wide, distally rounded to slightly (to pronouncedly) auriculate; blade c. 6–12 × 2–3.5 cm, elliptic to ovate, tip somewhat to very acuminate, base rounded; primary lateral veins diverging at c. 30–45°, intramarginal veins 2 or 3 on each side of the midrib. INFLORESCENCE solitary, rarely clustered, usually subtended by cataphylls on condensed short shoots in the axils of distal leaves, rarely terminal on leafy shoots; peduncle to c. 10 cm long, slender, sometimes gradually thickening distally. Spathe c. 1.2–3.5 cm × 6–8 mm, oblong-ovate to lanceolate, reflexed. Spadix sessile to minutely stipitate, to c. 1–2.5 cm long, ovoid-cylindric, c. twice as long as thick. Flowers c. 1.1 mm diam., with 6 free tepals and 6 stamens. INFRUCTESCENCE: Fruit obovoid, 6–9 mm long, red when ripe; seeds not observed.
    Habitat
    Primary to secondary lowland to hill rainforest.
    Distribution
    Solomon Islands (Bougainville). In Malesia: Maluku to New Guinea.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bismarck Archipelago, Maluku, New Guinea, Solomon Is.

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Pothos zippelii Schott appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 1, 2001 Lugduno-Batavo [s.n.], Irian Jaya K000291820 Unknown type material
    Ledermann, C.L. [8333], Papua New Guinea K000291821 Unknown type material
    Porter, G. [Cat. no. 4444], Malaysia Pothos elegans K001039017

    Bibliography

    First published in Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi 1: 131 (1863)

    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