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Swiis Cheese Plant(costela de adão)

Monstera deliciosa

Description:

Spotted in a local garden ,i see this plant in gardens,since i was a kid the portuguese name is Adam ribbet http://www.google.pt/url?sa=t&rct=j&...

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Swiss Cheese Plant
Monstera deliciosa


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6 Comments

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 9 years ago

Yeah!popular names are very interesting,but i like more the latin names:-)
this one
Monstera Deliciosa,latin
Monstra Deliciosa,portuguese,it means (rufly traduce) delicious monster(femenin),it's very similar to portuguese and also funny as popular names are

Seema
Seema 9 years ago

Must be named like this for the porosity of the leaves

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 9 years ago

@Thanks Donn for the precision on id
@thanks for the information,in portuguese we call it Adam ribbet
@thanks Letermagog for the comment,changes made:-)
@:-)yes Karen,it's the image i have to,it seems it was"fashion" a few years ago tgo have one of those

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

I recall a time in the 1980's when nearly every English home seemed to have one of these languishing in a pot in a dark corner somewhere!

Ietermagog
Ietermagog 9 years ago

Now you can change "unknown" . Good pics!

Hema
Hema 9 years ago

You are right Donna,it is also known as "split leaf Philadendron."

Porto, Portugal

Spotted on Feb 6, 2012
Submitted on Feb 6, 2012

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