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(Plants) any plant of the tropical Asiatic climbing genus Scindapsus, typically stem rooting, esp S. aureus and S. pictus, grown as greenhouse or house plants for their leathery heart-shaped variegated leaves: family Araceae
[New Latin, from Greek skindapsos an ivy-like plant]
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Noun1.Scindapsus - evergreen climbers with adhesive adventitious roots; southeastern Asia and Brazil
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Araceae, arum family, family Araceae - anthurium; calla lily; jack-in-the-pulpit; philodendron
pothos - any of various tropical lianas of the genus Scindapsus
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Snip cuttings with 3 to 5 nodes from the trailing tips of healthy, established plants--like no-fuss Scindapsus pictus, Tradescantia zebrina, and Monstera deliciosa--and drop the cut end into clean water, making sure 1 to 2 nodes are submerged.
lotungensis, Scindapsus maclurei, Liparis fargesii, Dendrobium hercoglossum, Nervilia fordii, Oberonia gammiei, Pomatocalpa spicatum, Tropidia angulosa VU 58/5.
Tradescantia (the spiderworts) and scindapsus make great trailing foliage plants.
Boyce 2015 Studies on Monstereae (Araceae) of Borneo II: Furtado's Rhaphidophora kinabaluensis elucidated and transferred to Scindapsus.
8 Scindapsus Araceae officinalis Schott 9 Calotropis gigantea Asclepiadaceae (L.
Influence of various potting media on growth and nutrient uptake efficiency of Scindapsus aureus.
After three weeks, she re-tops her pot plants including daisies, palm, vines, scindapsus and spathiphyllum with home-made compost.
Other tropical plants in the garden include a magnificent specimen of Ficus benjamina, a forest tree of the fig family, providing shade and protection for scindapsus as well as a philodendron.