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  


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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 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 Palm Beach Co. 25 Sep 1986 B. F. Hansen 11318
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