Family:
Araceae Juss.

Monstera adansonii subsp. laniata (Schott) Mayo & I.M.Andrade

This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Oaxaca) to S. Tropical America.

[CATE]

CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011. araceae.e-monocot.org

General Description

Juvenile: leaves ovate, the lamina 1.5 – 2 times longer than wide, entire or perforate with 1 – 4 elliptic perforations per side. Adult stem: elliptic in cross section, 1.5 – 2.5 cm across, 1.2 – 1.6 cm thick, internodes 2.5 – 8.0 cm long. Petiole: 20 – 45 cm long, the sheath wings neatly deciduous. Lamina: ovate to broadly ovate, 15 -40 cm wide, 22 – 55 cm long, the length less than twice the width; the base unequal, one side truncate to subcordate, the other side cuneate to acute; primary lateral veins at least on one sidearising at an angle greater than 60 deg. with the midrib; perforations absent to numerous in several series, elliptic toelongate,smaller than in the other varieties. Peduncle: subterete, 1.0 – 1.6 cm thick, 10 – 18 cm long. Spathe: cream to pale yellow, 12 – 28 cm tall, 10 – 25 cm around, 1.5 – 2 times longer than the spadix. Flowering spadix: pale yellow, 1.4 – 2.5 cm thick, 8 – 13 cm long; pistils prismatic, truncate at the apex. Fruiting spadixx: 2.0 – 3.6 cm thick,10 – 16 cm long, pale yellow.

Madison (1977: 38 – 39)
Diagnostic

Petiole sheath with deciduous wings (sheath margins); leaf base unequal with one side truncate to subcordate and the other side cuneate to acute, the lamina less than twice as long as wide; lateral veins on at least one side arising from the midrib at anangle greater than 60 deg.

Madison 1977: 36

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Monstera adansonii subsp. laniata (Schott) Mayo & I.M.Andrade appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 1, 2004 Blanchet [s.n.], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000303474 Unknown type material No
Dec 1, 1986 Hatschbach, G. [48765], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000302970 Yes
Oct 1, 1982 Hage, J.L. [530], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000302968 Yes
Oct 1, 1982 Hage, J.L. [1605], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000302969 Yes
Jan 1, 1978 Harley, R.M. [18300], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000302963 Yes
Jan 1, 1978 Harley, R.M. [18300], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000302964 Yes
Jan 1, 1978 Harley, R.M. [18300], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000302965 Yes
Jan 1, 1978 Harley, R.M. [18300], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000302962 Yes
Jan 1, 1975 Miguel [s.n.], Surinam Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000434455 holotype Yes
Whitmore, T.C. [749], Ecuador Monstera adansonii var. laniata 25790.000 No
Harley [18300], Brazil Monstera adansonii var. laniata 46609.000 No
Harley, R.M. [18300], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000302960 No
Harley, R.M. [18300], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000302957 No
Harley, R.M. [18300], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000302952 No
Harley, R.M. [18300], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000302955 No
Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000434467 Unknown type material Yes
Pinheiro, R.S. [2033], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000302966 Yes
Harley, R.M. [18300], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000302959 No
Harley, R.M. [18300], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000302953 No
Pinheiro, R.S. [2033], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000302967 Yes
Harley, R.M. [18300], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000302951 No
Harley, R.M. [18300], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000302956 No
Harley, R.M. [18300], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000302961 No
Harley, R.M. [18300], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000302954 No
Harley, R.M. [18300], Bahia Monstera adansonii var. laniata K000302958 No

First published in Feddes Repert. 124: 28 (2014)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Moreira de Andrade, I. & al. (2013). The Araceae in Ceará, Brazil: humid forest plants in semi-arid region Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 64: 445-477.

  • CATE Araceae

    Haigh, A., Clark, B., Reynolds, L., Mayo, S.J., Croat, T.B., Lay, L., Boyce, P.C., Mora, M., Bogner, J., Sellaro, M., Wong, S.Y., Kostelac, C., Grayum, M.H., Keating, R.C., Ruckert, G., Naylor, M.F. and Hay, A., CATE Araceae, 17 Dec 2011.
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