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Monstera deliciosa Liebm.
Swiss-cheese plant, Cut-leaf philodendron

Monstera deliciosa
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney, 2014
Cultivated plant, Broward County, Florida, USA

Family: Araceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Monstera deliciosa has been found in the following 15 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Alice C. Wainwright Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Camp Owaissa Bauer Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Castellow Hammock parcel 33 Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Castellow Hammock Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Dove Creek Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Everglades National Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
George N. Avery Pineland Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Hattie Bauer Hammock Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Matheson Hammock Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Pine Island Ridge Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Sunny Palms Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized

Monstera deliciosa has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Palm Beach County Not Native, Cultivated Only

Monstera deliciosa has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Monstera deliciosa
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney, 2014
Cultivated plant, Broward County, Florida, USA