The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Monstera

The genus Monstera is in the family Araceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Monstera

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Monstera acacoyaguensis Matuda Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera acuminata K.Koch Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera adansonii Schott Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 2
Monstera alticola Croat Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera amargalensis Croat & M.M.Mora Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera aureopinnata Croat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera barrieri Croat, Moonen & Poncy Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera bocatorana Croat & Grayum Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera buseyi Croat & Grayum Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera cenepensis Croat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera chamensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera churchilliana Croat & Grayum Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera coclensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera coloradensis Croat Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera costaricensis (Engl. & K.Krause) Croat & Grayum Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera cotobrusense Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera deliciosa Liebm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera dissecta (Schott) Croat & Grayum Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera diversifolia Croat & Grayum Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera dubia (Kunth) Engl. & K.Krause Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera dwyeri Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera epipremnoides Engl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera filamentosa Croat & Grayum Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera florescanoana Croat, T.Krömer & Acebey Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera fortunense Croat Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera glaucescens Croat & Grayum Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera gracilis Engl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera grayumii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera hammelii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera involuta Croat & Grayum Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera jefense Croat Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera kessleri Croat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera latevaginata Engl. & K.Krause Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera lechleriana Schott Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera lentii Croat & Grayum Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera linifera Schott Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera luteynii Madison Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera mansellii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera marginalis Croat & Grayum Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera membranacea Madison Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera mendietae Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera minima Madison Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera molinae Croat & Grayum Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera obliqua Miq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera oreophila Madison Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera pichinchensis Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera pinnatipartita Schott Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera pirrense Croat Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera pittieri Engl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera planadensis Croat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera praetermissa E.G.Gonç. & Temponi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera punctulata (Schott) Schott ex Engl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera puntarenense Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera siltepecana Matuda Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera skutchii Croat & Grayum Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera spruceana (Schott) Engl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera standleyana G.S.Bunting Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera subpinnata (Schott) Engl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera talamancaense Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera tenuis K.Koch Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera trijuga K. Koch ex Ender Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Monstera tuberculata Lundell Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Monstera vasquezii Croat Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera xanthospatha Madison Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Monstera zhuii Croat Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 143 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Monstera. Of these 45 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 17 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Monstera. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 143 species names for the genus Monstera recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 45 31.5%
Synonym 77 53.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 21 14.7%

All names

The status of the 160 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Monstera recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 48 30.0%
Synonym 91 56.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 21 13.1%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 143 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Monstera, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 39 76 0 0 115 80.4%
Medium confidence 6 1 0 0 7 4.9%
Low confidence 0 0 0 21 21 14.7%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Monstera is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 6 1 0 19 0 26 18.2%
WCSP 39 76 0 1 0 116 81.1%
WCSP (in review) 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.7%