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Re: [aroid-l] Epipremnum

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Epipremnum
  • From: "Julius Boos" ju-bo@msn.com
  • Date: Sun, 26 Oct 2003 08:32:46 -0500
  • Seal-send-time: Sun, 26 Oct 2003 08:32:49 -0500

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Peter Boyce 
  To: aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu 
  Sent: Saturday, October 25, 2003 4:24 AM
  Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Epipremnum


  Hi Eugene<<

  Dear Pete,

  Thanks so much for taking the time and trouble to post this exhaustive synonymy to this most interesting species, hopefully those with a better system than I have at present can keep this on file for the future!
  I guess I must ask when (and if) you may publish something on this species or group of species??    Do you know if blooms are also as rare in the native/wild populations as they seem to be in Florida???
  I`m not clear on your comment below--"'wild type E. aureum is green (I.e., it resembles golden variegated E. aureum when it reverts)."   Did you mean to say that the variegated form reverts to the green form, or is it the other way around???   Is the variegated form common in wild populations??
  Keep up the good work!

  Sincerely,

  Julius



  'wild type' E, aureum is green (i.e., it resembles golden variegated E.
  aureum when it reverts). There are very few collections of it from Moorea,
  although it's common and quite widespread in the remaining forest.


  The synonymy for E. pinnatum is:

  Epipremnum pinnatum (L.) Engl. in Engl., Pflanzenr. 37 (IV.23B) (1908) 60 -
  Pothos
              pinnatus L., Sp. Pl., ed. 2 (1763) 1374 ('pinnata') - Monstera
  pinnata (L.) Schott,
              Wien. Zeit. Kunst, Literatur, Theater, Mode, 4th Quartal (127)
  (1830) 1028 -
              Scindapsus pinnatus (L.) Schott in Schott & Endlicher, Melet.
  Bot. (1832) 21 -
              Rhaphidophora pinnata (L.) Schott, Prod. Syst. Aroid. (1860)
  385 -
              Type: Appendix laciniata Rumph., Herb. Amb. 5 (1747) 489, t.183,
  f.2.
  Polypodium laciniatum Burm.f. - Rhaphidophora laciniata (Burm.f.) Merr.
  Pothos pinnatifidus ('pinnatifida') Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1 (1832) 437 - Monstera
  pinnatifida
  (Roxb.) Schott, Wien. Zeit. Kunst, Literatur, Theater, Mode, 4th Quartal
  (127) (1830)
  1028 - Scindapsus pinnatifidus (Roxb.) Schott in Schott & Endlicher, Melet.
  Bot.
  (1832) 21 (1832) - Rhaphidophora pinnatifida (Roxb.)  Schott, Prod. Syst.
  Aroid.
  (1860): 384 - Type: Cultivated Calcutta Botanic Garden (no specimen traced).
  Pothos caudatus Roxb. Fl. Ind. 1 (1820): 476 ('caudata') -- Monstera caudata
  (Roxb.)
              Schott, Wien. Zeit. Kunst, Literatur, Theater, Mode, 4th Quartal
  (127) (1830): 1028
              - Scindapsus caudatus (Roxb.) Schott & Endlicher, Melet. Bot.
  (1832): 21 -
              Rhaphidophora caudata (Roxb.) Schott, Prodr. Syst. Aroid.
  (1860): 382, synons.
              nov. - Type: Cultivated Calcutta Bot. Gard. From specimens
  collected on Penang.[PCB1]
  Scindapsus forsteri Endl., Ann. Weiner. Mus. Naturgesch. 1 (1836) 161 -
  Type:
  Rhaphidophora cunninghamii Schott
  Scindapsus dilaceratus C. Koch & Sello, Ind. Sem. Hort. Bot. Berol. App.,
  App. (1853) 5 -
  Monstera dilacerata (C. Koch & Sello) C. Koch, Ind. Sem. Hort. Berol. App.
  (1855)
              5 - Tornelia dilacerata (C. Koch & Sello) Schott, Prodr. Syst.
  Aroid. (1860) 356 -
              Rhaphidophora dilacerata (C. Koch & Sello) C. Koch, Gartenflora
  5 (1864)  -
              Type: Cultivated Berlin Botanic Garden (B? holo; K iso), synons.
  nov.
  Epipremnum mirabile Schott, Bonplandia 5 (1857) 45 - Type: Schott, Gen.
  Aroid.
              (1858) t.79.
  Rhaphidophora wallichii Schott, Prodr. Syst. Aroid. (1860) 383 - Type:
  Myanmar, Attran,
              Wallich 4437A (K holo; LE iso).
  Rhaphidophora vitiensis Schott -Rhaphidophora pertusa (Roxb.) Schott var.
  vitiensis
              (Schott) Engl.
  Epipremnum elegans Engl., Bull. Soc. Tosc. di Ort. 4 (1879) 269 - Types:
  Papua New
              Guinea, Soron, June 1872, Beccari PP 472 (FI syn; erroneously
  cited as PP 442 in
              protologue); Indonesia, Sulawesi Tengara, SE from Lepo-Lepo
  towards Kendari, July
              1874, Beccari PS 46 (FI syn).
  Rhaphidophora formosana Engl. (1879) non. (Hayata) M. Hotta (1970)
  Epipremnum mirabile Schott f. multisectum Engl., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 25 (1898)
  12 -
              Epipremnum pinnatum (L.) Engl. f. multisectum (Engl.) Engl. in
  Engl., Pflanzenr. 37
                 (IV.23B) (1908) 63 - Type: cultivated Bogor Botanic Garden
  1896, Engler s.n. (B?
              holo).
  Epipremnum mirabile Schott f. eperforatum Engl. -Epipremnum pinnatum (L.)
  Engl. f.
              eperforatum (Engl.) Engl.
  Rhaphidophora lovellae F.M. Bailey
  Rhaphidophora merrillii Engl., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 37 (1905) 115 - Types:
  Philippines:
              Mindanao, Davao, Mar. 1904, Copeland PNH 335 (B syn; K, PNH?
  isosyn);
              Philippines: Luzon, La Union, Bauang, Feb. 1904, Elmer PNH 5539
  (B syn; K!,
              PNH? isosyn). As explained elsewhere in this paper, the
  Philippine populations of E.
              pinnatum require a separate study to resolve their status. Given
  the varied nature of
              the syntypes cited by Engler, no attempt at lectotypification
  will be made here.
  Epipremnum merrillii Engl. & K. Krause in Engl., Pflanzenr. 37 (IV.23B)
  (1908) 137 -
  Type: Philippines, Luzon, Zambales, Jan. 1907, Curran BS 5883 (B holo; PNH?
  iso).
  Epipremnum angustilobum K. Krause, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45 (1911) 659 - Type:
  Philippines,
  Luzon, Benguet, Sablang, Nov.-Dec. 1910, Fenix 12587 (B holo; PNH? iso).
  Epipremnum elegans Engl. fma. ternatensis Alderw., Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit.
  ser.3, 4 (1922):
              169 - Type: Indonesia, Maluku. Pulau Ternate, Kota Baru ('Baroe
  '), 13 Oct. 1920,
              Beguin 939 (BO holo).
  Epipremnum formosanum Hayata - Rhaphidophora formosana (Hayata) M. Hotta
  (1970)
              nom. illeg., non. Engler (1879)
  Rhaphidophora neocaledonica Guillaumin, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 84 (1937)
  160 - Type:
              New Caledonia, Isle of Pines, Pancher s.n. (P, holo; GH, US,
  iso).
   [Epipremnum glaucicephalum Elmer, Leafl. Philipp. Bot. 10(133): 3620
  (1938) - Voucher:
              Sorsogon, Irosin, Mt Bulusan, Nov. 1915, Elmer 15135 (BM, K, MO,
  P, PNH?),
              nom. inval., descr. angl.]


  Pete






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