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  Re: [Aroid-l] Monstera names
From: Jason Hernandez <jason.hernandez74 at yahoo.com> on 2019.12.13 at 14:24:44(24288)
Well, I did a bit of looking around, and on garden.org, in their Philodendrons, Elephant Ears, and Other Aroids Forum, there is a question about this species. I had to scroll down through the thread a bit, but then I came to someone called plantladylin, who wrote,

"Wow, that is a really beautiful plant!!! According to the Catalogue of Life there is no Monstera species karstenianum or Monstera species peru but upon doing a bit of research, I found the correct name for it is Monstera siltepecana

"The following comes from this page at The Exotic Rainforest website: https://www.exoticrainforest.c...
"Monstera siltepecana: Sometimes sold incorrectly as Monstera pinnatipartita, "Monstera karstenianum", Monstera dobsoniana (invalid names) and other names including Philodendron karsteniana which is also an invalid name never published to science.""

...which brings us right back around to our own membership, I think... "The Exotic Rainforest" is a familiar-looking name :)

Jason Hernandez

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