Monstera adansonii var. laniata

COMMON NAME

Adanson's monstera, Swiss cheese plant, or five holes plant

TYPE

Vine

FAMILY

Araceae

NOTES

A large growing aroid with dark green leaves that are oval to spear shaped when juvenile. The foliage tends to have a reflective sheen in all stages of the plant. As the plant climbs holes will form in the foliage and the more mature leaves will from a fan rosette as it prepares to flower.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

South and Central America

NATIVE HABITAT

Grows in rainforests and jungle-like areas and common near river valleys at lower elevations

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

exoticrainforest.com

plantsoftheworldonline.org



Monstera adansonii var. laniata