G. Sindhu*, P. Joshna, D. Ravinanda, T. Usha Kiran Reddy, Ch. Appa Rao
SVU College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, S.V. University, Tirupati, A.P, India
Plants belonging to Araceae family are commonly known as “aroids’’ as they contain crystals of calcium oxalate and toxic proteins which can cause intense irritation and poisoning if the raw plant tissue is eaten. They range from tiny floating aquatic plants to forest climbers. Many are cultivated for their ornamental foliage. The present article critically reviews the Origin, Distribution, Morphology, Cultivation and medicinal uses of Epipremnum aureum commonly known as money plant having indoor air pollution removing capacity.
Keywords: Epipremnum aureum, Aroids, Araceae, Money plant, climbers.