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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.
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 de Ignacio de la Llave]

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


    Cultivated (widely cult. in tropics)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  3. Boyce, P. 1995. Amydrium zippelianum Araceae. Bot. Mag. 12:85.
  4. Dodson, C. H. & A. H. Gentry. 1978. Flora of the Rio Palenque science center.
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  6. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Monstera+deliciosa&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2002. World checklist and bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae).
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  10. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  11. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  12. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  13. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  15. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  16. Llamas, K. A. 2003. Tropical flowering plants: a guide to identification and cultivation
  17. Madison, M. T. 1977. A revision of Monstera (Araceae). Contr. Gray Herb. 207:94-97.
  18. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  19. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  20. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  21. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  22. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  23. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  24. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  25. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  26. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.
  27. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24556. Accessed 7 December 2019.