Plant ID forum: Plant I've had for years is suddenly a vine plant?

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Catie
Dec 1, 2016 9:41 PM CST
Hello!
I've had this plant for ages and it's always been a bushy plant. I have no idea what kind of plant it is (A clipping was given to me, passed from a few family members- no Idea who had it originally). All of a sudden, a couple months ago, it started becoming a vine. I'm trying to figure out what kind of plant it is and if this is normal. Here's a few pictures. Any help would be appreciated! :)


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Dec 1, 2016 9:42 PM CST

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AnnaZ
Dec 1, 2016 9:44 PM CST
My guess is some kind of philodendron???
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Horntoad
Dec 1, 2016 10:45 PM CST
Looks like a variety of Syngonium ( Nephthytis) to me.
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tofitropic
Dec 2, 2016 12:43 AM CST
Definitely a Singonium (as Horntoad said), although there are varieties that are more compact and clumping, eventually they became a vine. I used to trim that viney thing to keep it compact. Low light environment seems to promote climbing behavior.
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purpleinopp
Dec 2, 2016 5:41 AM CST
Yes, normal. It's S. podophyllum. I gave mine something big to climb. (Potted with a Philodendron.)
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