Monstera deliciosa

Species:Monstera deliciosa Liebm.
Status:Not Native
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Sub Class
Genus Monstera
Species Monstera deliciosa Liebm. - SWISS-CHEESE PLANT; CUT-LEAF PHILODENDRON


Citation MONSTERA DELICIOSA Liebmann, Vidensk. Meddel. Dansk Naturhist. Foren. Kjoebenhavn 1: 19. 1849.
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Type: MEXICO: Oaxaca: Western Cordillera, Dec. 1842, Liebmann s.n. (holotype: C).

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Palm Beach USF  
Volusia PIHG  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Tornelia fragrans Tornelia fragrans Guttierez, Linnaea 26: 382. 1854 ("1853"), nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Monstera deliciosa Liebmann 1849. 
Monstera borsigiana Monstera borsigiana Engler, in Alph. de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 2: 266. 1879, non K. Koch 1862. TYPE: MEXICO: Valle de Cordoba, Jan 1866, Bourgeau 1904 (holotype: B?; isotypes: BR, C, GH, L, LEP, S, US).
Monstera borsigiana Monstera borsigiana K. Koch, Wochenschr. Gärtnerei Pflanzenk. 5: 275. 1862. TYPE: MEXICO:
Monstera deliciosa var. borsigiana Monstera deliciosa Liebmann, var. borsigiana Engler & K. Krause, in Engler, Pflanzenr. 4(Heft 37): 111. 1908.BASIONYM: Monstera borsigiana Engler 1879, non K. Koch 1862. 
Monstera deliciosa var. sierrana Monstera deliciosa Liebmann, var. sierrana Bunting, Gentes Herb. 9: 320. 1965. TYPE: MEXICO: Oaxaca: Sierra de Juarez, 15 mi. S of Valle Nacional on road to Oaxaca, Sep 1961, Moore & Bunting 8918 (holotype: BH; isotypes: K, UC, US).
Monstera lennea Monstera lennea K. Koch, Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 10: 277. 1852.BASIONYM: Philodendron pertusum Kunth & Bouche 1848. 
Monstera tacanaensis Monstera tacanaensis Matuda, Anales Inst. Biol. Univ. Nac. Mexico 43(Ser. Bot.): 55. 1974 ("1972"). TYPE: MEXICO: Chiapas: Union Juarez, W slope of Volcan Tacana, Feb 1969, Matuda 37584 (holotype: MEXU).
Philodendron anatomicum Philodendron anatomicum Kunth, Index Sem. (Berlin) 1847: 11. 1847.  
Philodendron pertusum Philodendron pertusum Kunth & Bouche, Index Sem. Hort. Bot. Berol. 1848: 11. 1848. TYPE: GUATEMALA: Cultivated at Berlin, from material collected in Guatemala by Warscewicz, Koch s.n. (holotype: B destroyed?).


Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
USA Florida Palm Beach Co. 25 Sep 1986 B. F. Hansen 11318
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. Aug 1967 L. M. Gambrell s.n. CULTIVATED. Sheet 2 of 2.
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. Aug 1967 L. M. Gambrell s.n. CULTIVATED. Sheet 1 of 2.
USA Florida Broward Co. 08 Aug 2019 J. Lange 164 CULTIVATED
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