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Epipremnum Schott, Bonplandia. 5:45. 1857. Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 2:1125. 1919.

Herbs with climbing stems and adventitious roots. Leaves entire or lobed, sometimes variegated. Flowers bisexual, naked. Stamens 4, the anthers dehiscing extrorsely. Ovary 1-locular with 1 lateral placenta bearing 2-8 ovules near the base. Berry few-seeded.

30 species from the Himalayas to the Pacific. Differs from Rhaphidophora in having fewer ovules and seeds which are reniform instead of globose. Represented in Pakistan by 1 cultivated species.

Lower Taxon

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