Journal of the International Aroid Society, Inc.
Volume 1, Number 1 (1978); Pages 14-16
Aroid profile no. 1: Monstera deliciosa
By Michael Madison    
This article available FREE to IAS Members with a PERSONAL login. LOGIN, REGISTER or JOIN


It is appropriate that the first of this series of aroid profiles should depict what is probably the finest foliage plant ever introduced into horticulture - Monstera deliciosa. Well known as a house plant in temperate regions, the species is at its most magnificent out of doors as a rambling vine or climber in tropical localities. Under the best circumstances the leaves are a meter in length with a thick glossy texture and more than a hundred of their characteristic perforations.


All Images and Text © 1996 to 2022 by the International Aroid Society or by their respective owners as noted.
Please send your comments to . We now have a Privacy Policy.Last updated: 18 FEB 2021
served by aws-web2