Definition of ivy-arum

: any of various woody vines constituting the genus Scindapsus and often cultivated as ornamentals for their glossy often slotted and variegated foliage especially : a much-branched tall climber (S. aureus) native to the Solomon Islands that has large leathery cordate leaves spotted and lined with golden yellow and that climbs by aerial rootlets arising from the nodes

called also Ceylon creeper

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“Ivy-arum.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ivy-arum. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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