Monstera adansonii Schott

First published in Wiener Z. Kunst 4: 1028 (1830)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Mexico to Tropical America. It is a climber and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is has environmental uses, as a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Leeward Is., Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Puerto Rico

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2005). Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 52: 1-415.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Almeida, V.R., Temponi, L.G. & Forzza, R.C. (2005). Araceae da Reserva Biológica da Represa do Grama - Descoberto, Minas gerais, Brasil. Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 56: 127-144.
  • Arruda Pontes, T., Moreira de Andrade, I. & Alves, M. (2010). Flora da Usina São José, Igarassu, Pernambuco: Araceae. Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 61: 689-794.
  • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • GRIN National Genetic Resources Program http://www.ars-grin.gov in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/

CATE Araceae

  • Madison, M.T. 1977. Contributions from The Gray Herbarium of Harvard University. 207:

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2005). Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 52: 1-415.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (2019). Lista de especies vedadas por la resolución 213 de 1977. 8256 especies. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_plantaspriorizadas_2019
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2009 Henicka, G.S. [214], Mato Grosso K000579280 Yes
Nov 1, 2007 Sasaki, D. [1705], Mato Grosso K000578848 Yes
Nov 6, 2004 Haigh, A.L. [35], French Guiana K000099766 No
Nov 5, 2004 Haigh, A.L. [32], French Guiana K000099763 No
Oct 1, 1994 Mayo, S. [1000], Pernambuco K000303029 Yes
Oct 1, 1994 Mayo, S. [1000], Pernambuco K000303027 Yes
Oct 1, 1994 Mayo, S. [1000], Pernambuco K000303030 Yes
Oct 1, 1994 Mayo, S. [1000], Pernambuco K000303028 Yes
Jan 1, 1990 Hage, J.L. [2233], Bahia K000302933 Yes
Jan 1, 1990 Mattos Silva, L.A [2712], Bahia K000302934 Yes
Jan 1, 1975 Hoffmann [845] K000434452 holotype Yes
Jan 1, 1975 Surinam K000434453 holotype Yes
Jan 1, 1975 Parker [s.n.], Guyana K000434454 Unknown type material Yes
Philcox, D. [8100], Trinidad & Tobago 40779.000 No
51823.000 No
Harley [18300] 60552.000 No
Nadruz, M. [900], Pernambuco K000303023 Yes
Nadruz, M. [908], Pernambuco K000303026 Yes
Nadruz, M. [879], Pernambuco K000303025 Yes
Mayo, S. [772], Bahia K000302929 Yes
Mayo, S. [772], Bahia K000302930 Yes
Mayo, S. [772], Bahia K000302931 Yes
Mayo, S. [772], Bahia K000302926 Yes
Mayo, S. [772], Bahia K000302928 Yes
Mayo, S. [772], Bahia K000302924 Yes
Mayo, S. [766], Bahia K000302920 Yes
Nadruz, M. [841], Bahia K000302915 Yes
Mayo, S. [756], Bahia K000302913 Yes
Mayo, S. [756], Bahia K000302912 Yes
Mayo, S. [756], Bahia K000302911 Yes
Mayo, S. [756], Bahia K000302910 Yes
Mayo, S. [756], Bahia K000302906 Yes
Mayo, S. [756], Bahia K000302907 Yes
Mayo, S. [756], Bahia K000302908 Yes
Nadruz, M. [868], Pernambuco K000303022 Yes
Mayo, S. [766], Bahia K000302922 Yes
Mayo, S. [756], Bahia K000302904 Yes
Mayo, S. [843], Bahia K000302917 Yes
Mayo, S. [766], Bahia K000302918 Yes
Mayo, S. [843], Bahia K000302916 Yes
Mayo, S. [756], Bahia K000302909 Yes
Mayo, S. [772], Bahia K000302923 Yes
Nadruz, M. [852], Bahia K000302914 Yes
Nadruz, M. [868], Pernambuco K000303024 Yes
Mayo, S. [772], Bahia K000302927 Yes
Mayo, S. [766], Bahia K000302919 Yes
Mayo, S. [811], Bahia K000302932 Yes
Mayo, S. [772], Bahia K000302925 Yes
Mayo, S. [766], Bahia K000302921 Yes
Mayo, S. [756], Bahia K000302905 Yes

Sources

  • 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.
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    • ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Neotropikey

    • Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    • ColPlantA database
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

    • ColPlantA database
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0