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monstera

(mɒnˈstɪərə)
n
(Plants) any plant of the tropical climbing genus Monstera, some species of which are grown as greenhouse or pot plants for their unusual leathery perforated leaves: family Araceae. M. deliciosa is the Swiss cheese plant
[New Latin, perhaps because the leaves were regarded as an aberration]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monstera - any plant of the genus Monsteramonstera - any plant of the genus Monstera; often grown as houseplants
genus Monstera - tropical American climbing plant with deeply incised leaves
ceriman, Monstera deliciosa - tropical American vine having roots that hang like cords and cylindrical fruit with a pineapple and banana flavor
liana - a woody climbing usually tropical plant
2.monstera - tropical cylindrical fruit resembling a pinecone with pineapple-banana flavor
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
ceriman, Monstera deliciosa - tropical American vine having roots that hang like cords and cylindrical fruit with a pineapple and banana flavor
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Monstera deliciosa (to give it its Sunday name) is, according to Wikipedia, a flowering plant native to the tropical rainforests of Southern Mexico that has been exported to many areas "and has become a mildly invasive species in Hawaii".
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Commonly known as split-leaf philodendron or Swiss cheese plant, its scientific name is Monstera deliciosa, and the name testifies to the fact that the tropical vine sometimes produces fruit, at least when grown outdoors.
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