Monstera adansonii, also known as the Swiss cheese vine or five holes plant, is a species of flowering plant in the Araceae family. Native to Central and South America, it is a popular houseplant due to its unique and striking appearance.
The leaves of Monstera adansonii are oval-shaped and have distinctive oval-shaped holes or slits, which give the plant its common names. The leaves can grow up to 12 inches in length and have a glossy green color, adding a beautiful tropical touch to any indoor space.
This plant is a climbing vine that can grow up to 10 feet in length, and it uses its aerial roots to attach itself to trees and other surfaces in its natural habitat. In a pot, it can be grown as a trailing or climbing plant. Monstera adansonii is a relatively easy-to-care-for and is also known for its air-purifying properties, helping to remove toxins such as formaldehyde and benzene from the air. It is a popular choice for bedrooms, living rooms, and other indoor spaces.