Aerial root of the Swiss cheese plant

Aerial root of the Swiss cheese plant

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Credit: DR JEREMY BURGESS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY.

Caption: Aerial root (brown) of the Swiss cheese plant, Monstera deliciosa, a native of Mexico. In the wild aerial roots may grow downward for 4-6 metres. When they encounter the ground they produce lateral roots equipped with root hairs for water absorption from the soil.

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Keywords: aerial, aerial root, botany, mexico, monstera deliciosa, nature, plant, plants, root, roots, swiss cheese plant

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