Monstera pinnatipartita

Monstera pinnatipartita Schott , changes dramatically as it matures. When juvenile,  leaf lamina are ovate and slightly bullate, glabrous and shiny. When mature petioles fan out, holding fenestrated (divided) leaves away from the host support.


The genus name Monstera ( modern Latin), comes perhaps from Latin monstrum ‘monster’ (because of the unusual appearance of the leaves in some species). (uncertain)

Monstera pinnatipartita

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  • Name: Monstera pinnatipartita Schott
    Type: herbaceous evergreen
    Form:  Epiphytic chamaephytes
    Family: Araceae
    Native Range: Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panamá, Venezuela
    Zone: 10-13
    Habitat:low elevations and it characteristically climbs and hangs on large trees.
    Height: up to 25m
    Spread: up to 2,5m
    Sun: Part shade
    Water: Medium
    Maintenance: Low
    Leaf: Evergreen
    Tolerate: Semi Shade

    Taxon identifiers : PlantList-ID : kew-129658; Tropicos ID : 50106493; IPNI plant ID : 315164-2; Global Biodiversity Information Facility ID : 2868226; Encyclopedia of Life ID : 1138092; WCSPF ID : 129658; Plants of the World online ID :; IRMNG ID : 10603485; iNaturalist taxon ID : 705098; NCBI taxonomy ID : 2587652; World Flora Online ID : wfo-0000245812

    Synonyms: no synonyms recorded