Epipremnum pinnatum

COMMON NAME

Centipede tongavine, Dragon Tail Plant

TYPE

Vine

FAMILY

Araceae

NOTES

Many people confuse Epipremnum pinnatum with several Monstera species for which it looks similar too.  This confusion has resulted in 24 other known synonym names as juvenile and adult foliage vary considerably as they grow through both morphogenesis and natural variation. A climbing plant, sometimes epiphytic, capable of producing stems 30 - 50 metres long growing high into the canopy of trees

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

E. Asia - China, Assam, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Phillipines to New Guinea, Australia, W. Pacific.

NATIVE HABITAT

A hemiepiphytic vine, climbing on the trunks of trees and into the forest canopy, primarily in disturbed areas and along roadsides.

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

exoticrainforest.com

tropical.theferns.info



Epipremnum pinnatum