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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Monstera deliciosa - Split-leaf Philodendron

Monstera deliciosa 

Scientific name: Monstera deliciosa
Synonym: Philodendron pertusum

Common names:
Fruit Salad Tree, Ceriman, Swiss Cheese Plant, Monster Fruit, Mexican Breadfruit,
Locust and Wild Honey, Windowleaf, Balazo, Penglai Banana,
Monstera, Split-leaf Philodendron, Window Plant

Family: Araceae
Origin: Central America, Southern Mexico
Category: Vines and Climbers
Photo taken at: Rooftop Secret Garden of 1-Utama

The epithet "deliciosa" means "delicious", referring to the edible fruit.

There is a variegated variety  - Monstera deliciosa 'Ablo-Variegata' 

How to grow : Light : Soil : Water : Prune : Propagate : Features :

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