Epipremnum 'Amihan'

Accepted:

No

Established:

No

Nomenclatural Notes:

Under review

Published in:

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Released Year:

Unknown

Propagated:

Yes

Cultivar Type:

Sport

Originator:

Unknown

Namer:

James Salagan

Seed Parent:

Pollen Parent:

Base Species or Cultivar:

Epipremnum Pinnatum

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Cultivar Origin:

The Epipremnum Pinnatum "Amihan" is the white and green variegated sport of Epipremnum Pinnatum.

Name Origin:

AMIHAN - In Philippine mythology, Amihan is the genderless god of the wind, represented as a golden bird. According to the Tagalog legend, Amihan is the first creature to occupy the cosmos, together with Bathala, deity of the sky, and Aman Sinaya, goddess of the sea. Amihan is supposed to be the protector of the gap between the sea and the sky. Amihan signifies peace, freedom and redemption. Amihan is also a term used to describe monsoon weather which comes early in the year in the Philippines. The cultivar was called in respect to our forefathers and also because of its variegations that symbolizes wind and feather of Amihan.

Growth Habit:

The Plant is Planted in a Soilless mixture ( Coco cubes, Pumice, Coco peat, Rice hull and Acacia leaves). It is best to provide a pole for the plant to climb. The Plant maintains its variegations when there is bright light or morning sunlight and also high humidity.

Leaf Blade:

A cultivar with white and green variegations, its midrib is pure green. Just like the regular Epipremnum pinnatum, its leaves grow big, narrow and has a deep fenestrations that can reach to its midrib.

Bloom and Fruit:

Distinguishing Characteristics:

The cultivar is very unique as it is like a minty variegation but the white is more visible than the green. also the variegations are non-sectoral.

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