Rhaphidophora tetrasperma

Hook. f. 1893

Grows wild in Malaysia. Its leaves are 12-20 cm long.
It may be mistaken as a young Monstera deliciosa.

photo © Horpyna, 2010
The lower side of a leaf.
The easiest too see difference between this plant and Monstera deliciosa is the leaf venation.
The veins of Rh. tetrasperma are depressed and thin, while these of M. deliciosa are thick, convex and lighter than the rest of the leaf.

Tropicos: Rhaphidophora tetrasperma
CATE Araceae: Rhaphidophora tetrasperma
page created on 2010-04-18
last updated on 2010-04-24