Pothos L.
  • Sp. Pl.: 968 (1753) 

Notes: Distribution: W. Indian Ocean, Trop. & Subtrop Asia to SW. Pacific

Distribution Map

  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Africa Western Indian Ocean Comoros
  • Madagascar
  • Réunion (Doubtful)
  • Seychelles
  • Asia-Temperate China China South-Central
  • China Southeast
  • Hainan
  • Tibet
  • Eastern Asia Nansei-shoto
  • Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical Indian Subcontinent Assam
  • Bangladesh
  • East Himalaya
  • India
  • Nepal
  • Sri Lanka
  • West Himalaya (Doubtful)
  • Indo-China Andaman Is.
  • Cambodia
  • Laos
  • Myanmar
  • Nicobar Is.
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
  • Malesia Borneo
  • Jawa
  • Lesser Sunda Is.
  • Malaya
  • Maluku
  • Philippines
  • Sulawesi
  • Sumatera
  • Papuasia Bismarck Archipelago
  • New Guinea
  • Solomon Is.
  • Australasia Australia New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • Pacific Southwestern Pacific Vanuatu

Included Species


  • 1 Boyce, P.C. (2009). A review of Pothos L. (Araceae: Pothoideae: Pothoeae) for Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 37: 15-26.
  • 2 Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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WCS higher taxonomy
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