What is the difference between pothos and philodendrons?

What is the difference between pothos and philodendrons?

I’m very passionate concerning taxonomy as well as plant identification! Among the most common blunders I see beginner plant parents make is conflating a heart fallen leave philodendron (organic name Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium) and also a pothos (Epipremnum aureum). So what is the difference between pothos and philodendrons? The difference between pothos and philodendrons…