Rhaphidophora glauca (Wall.) Schott, Bonplandia (Hannover) 5: 45 1857. (syn: Monstera glauca K.Koch ex Ender [Invalid]; Pothos glaucus Wall.; Pothos wallichii Steud. [Illegitimate]; Rhaphidophora glauca var. khasiana Hook.f.; Scindapsus glaucus (Wall.) Schott);
Nepal to Indo-China as per WCSP;
Assam; Bangladesh; East Himalaya; Laos; Myanmar; Nepal; Thailand; Tibet; Vietnam as per Catalogue of Life;


Rhaphidophora glauca (Wall.) Schott : 9 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3) – 1, 2 & 3 mb.

Location: Sundarijal, Kathmandu
Date: 30 September  2019
Elevation: 1593 m.
Habit : Wild 
Nepali Names : हड्डीजोर Haddeejor/ कान चिरुवा  Kaan Chiruwaa

Attachments (1) – 4 mb.

Attachments (1) – 7 mb.

Attachments (1) – 6 mb.


This epiphytic Aracean was recorded from Shilling area in Gori valley, please hope to conclude the id..

Can it be a Rhaphidophora sp.?

Thanks …, I faintly remembered … saying this as a species of Rhaphidophora, therefore the thumbnails are so
named.. your inputs have further made the things clearer..

Rhaphidophora glauca (Wall.) Schott



References: Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  IPNI GBIF (High resolution specimens) POWO Flora of China  Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal  Bhutan Biodiversity Portal  Botanics Stories  International Aroid Society  Plate 377. Rhaphidophora glauca (The taxonomic and nomenclatural history, distribution and cultural requirements of Rhaphidophora glauca (Wall.) Schott (Araceae), an aroid liane native to the subtropical and warm temperate regions of the eastern Himalaya, are discussed; illustrations and a description of the species are provided together with a brief overview of Rhaphidophora in the eastern Himalaya)

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