In tropical jungles, pothos (Epipremnum
aureum) vines its way 40 feet or more but limits its growth to 6 to 10 feet in pots.
DEVIL'S IVY Devil's Ivy (Epipremnum
aureum, a type of evergreen vine, can grow beyond 30ft in the wild, but indoors it rarely exceeds 8ft.
A survey was conducted in vicinity of Institute of Agricultural Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore and Money plant (Epipremnum
aureum) was found to be infected with fungal leaf spot.
From left: Schefflera 'Amate'; lipstick plant (Aeschynanthus radicans); smaller elephant's ear (Alocasia 'Polly'); 'Neon' pothos (Epipremnum
aureum); Swiss cheese vine (Monstera obliqua)-, variegated wax plant (Hoya carnosa 'Variegata'); elephant's ear (Alocasia 'Regal Shields'); and split-leaf philodendron (Monstera deliciosa).
During testing, three cultivars of sedum (Sedum spurium 'Red Capet,' spurium 'Tricolor,' and kamschaticum 'Ellacombianum'), one cultivar of spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum), one cultivar of golden pothos (Epipremnum
aureum), two cultivars of ivy (Hedera helix 'Greendell' and 'Golden Ingot'), and one cultivar of philodendron (Philodendron scandens) were all present on the biofilter.
The other species, Psydrothrips luteolus Nakahara & Tsuda, is known only from Hawaii and Florida infesting the young leaves of unrelated Araceae plants such as dieffenbachia, Epipremnum
, syngonium and spathiphyllum (Edwards 1995; Nakahara & Tsuda 1995; Moritz et al.
Growth arrest and non-apoptotic programmed cell death associated with the up-regulation of c-myc mRNA expression in T-47D breast tumor cells following exposure to Epipremnum
pinnatum (L.) Engl.
Good choices for those of us who do not have a green thumb include golden pothos (Epipremnum
), which enjoys bright but indirect light--this native of the Malaysian jungles even thrives with a northern exposure.
(2009) proposed a countermeasure to reduce scour at semi-integral bridge pier by using Epipremnum
These include Philodendron, dumbcane (Dieffenbachia), Caladium, peace lily (Spathiphyllum) and golden pothos or devil's ivy (Epipremnum
); two outdoor plants from the same family, calla lily (Zantedeschia) and Jack in the pulpit (Arisaema), are also commonly eaten, and any of them can be grown outside in milder climates.