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Sathyanarayana Srinivasan

Jun 27, 2011, 5:00:41 AM6/27/11
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Location: Maredumilli, East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh
Date: 18 June 2011, and earlier visits as well.

This place is in the Eastern Ghats. The forest type here is mostly moist deciduous with evergreen patches.
The plant looks similar to some species of Monstera, popular in horticulture and native to the new world - but I saw this plant growing wild; If it is indeed a Monstera, I'm not sure how it got there. That said, the forest out here has been tampered with on a massive scale - there are pine plantations over large areas... and rubber and coffee...


ajinkya gadave

Jun 27, 2011, 6:23:53 AM6/27/11
Monstera deliciosa


Jun 27, 2011, 7:41:13 AM6/27/11
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Monstera deliciosa. Common garden plant in Chennai and South East

On Jun 27, 2:00 pm, Sathyanarayana Srinivasan <>
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shrikant ingalhalikar

Jun 28, 2011, 12:20:17 PM6/28/11
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If wild this can be Rhaphidophora laciniata. Regards, Shrikant.

J.M. Garg

Sep 25, 2011, 3:32:46 AM9/25/11
to efloraofindia, Sathyanarayana Srinivasan,,, Muthu Karthick, Shrikant Ingalhalikar, ajinkya gadave, M Swamy,

Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise please.

Some earlier relevant feedback:

Monstera deliciosa from Ajinkya ji.             


Monstera deliciosa.  Common garden plant in Chennai and South East Coast.” from Mahadeswara ji.


“If wild this can be Rhaphidophora laciniata. Regards, Shrikant.”

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