Definition of Epipremnum
1. Noun. Small genus of evergreen lianas of southeastern Asia to western Pacific areas.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Araceae, Arum Family, Family Araceae
Member holonyms: Epipremnum Aureum, Golden Pothos, Ivy Arum, Pothos, Scindapsus Aureus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epipremnum
Literary usage of Epipremnum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1883)
"... as it is identical both with epipremnum mirabile, Schott, ... Brown thinks it should receive the name epipremnum mirabile. ..."
2. The Condensed Chemical Dictionary: A Reference Volume for All Requiring by Chemical Catalog Company, Inc (1920)
"Uses: Medicine. Fire hazard: None. Railroad shipping regulations: None. epipremnum mirabile. Habitat: Fiji Islands. Java, Sumatra, Tonka (Tonka bean; ..."
3. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"Tomentose. Covered with dense, rather short, i'i^iil hairs, so as to be sensibly perceptible to the touch. Tonga Plant. See epipremnum. Tongue Grass. ..."