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common name for the Araceae, a plant family mainly composed of species of herbaceous terrestrial and epiphytic plants found in moist to wet habitats of the tropics and subtropics; some are native to temperate zones.
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a genus of plants of the family Araceae. They are lianas that climb by means of adventitious roots. The plants often become detached from the soil and continue to live as epiphytes. The first leaves are entire; later ones are pinnatisect and perforated. The flowers are bisexual, in spadices that have spathes. The fruit is a berry. There are approximately 50 species, distributed in tropical America. Some species are grown as ornamentals in greenhouses and homes. The most common species is the ceriman, or monster plant (Monstera deliciosa), whose fruits are edible.


Morshchikhina, S. S. Monstera delikatesnaia…. Moscow-Leningrad, 1961.
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The Swedish telecommunication products and contract manufacturing group LGP Telecom Holding AB said on Thursday (8 May) that its new telecommunication business LGP Allgon would close its production unit in Monsteras in Sweden and transfer the operations to the group's facilities in Stockholm.