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Taxon: Monstera deliciosa Liebm.

 
Genus: Monstera
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Monsteroideae
Tribe: Monstereae
Nomen number: 24556
Place of publication: Vidensk. Meddel. Naturhist. Foren. Kjøbenhavn 1849:19. 1849
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Feb-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Zander ed13)
  • Human food: fruit
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Oaxaca, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Panama


    Cultivated (widely cult. in tropics)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  4. Boyce, P. 1995. Amydrium zippelianum Araceae Bot. Mag. 12:85.
  5. Dodson, C. H. & A. H. Gentry Flora of the Rio Palenque science center. (F RPalenq)
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  7. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  9. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae). (L Araceae)
  10. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  11. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  12. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  13. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  14. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  16. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  17. Llamas, K. A. Tropical flowering plants: a guide to identification and cultivation. 2003 (Trop Flow Pl)
  18. Madison, M. T. 1977. A revision of Monstera (Araceae) Contr. Gray Herb. 207:94-97.
  19. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  20. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  21. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  22. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  23. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  24. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  25. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  26. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  27. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Monstera deliciosa Liebm. :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Monstera deliciosa cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?24556. Accessed 18 November 2018.