Plant ID forum: help identify- it is HUGE

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Name: Krystyn Allison-In Oneness
Tulsa, Oklahoma
dentonallison
Oct 12, 2012 2:45 PM CST
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Name: Krystyn Allison-In Oneness
Tulsa, Oklahoma
dentonallison
Oct 12, 2012 2:47 PM CST
dentonallison said:Thumb of 2012-10-12/dentonallison/a1842d


it was at least 3 feet wide. the stalks are very thick and the leaves are the size of my hand. i thought a mutated philodendron.
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plantladylin
Oct 12, 2012 4:05 PM CST
Just a wild guess but to my eyes it looks like a juvenile Monstera deliciosa: Split-leaf Philodendron (Monstera deliciosa) They don't get the splits in their leaves until they begin to mature.

Scroll down this page and it will show juvenile leaves: http://www.exoticrainforest.com/Monstera%20deliciosa%20large...


Edited to say: Now that I look at your photo again I'm not sure ... definitely in the Aroid family (Philodendron's etc.) but I'm not sure which plant.
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Name: Krystyn Allison-In Oneness
Tulsa, Oklahoma
dentonallison
Oct 13, 2012 10:05 PM CST
thanks for the suggestion. unfortunately that wasnt it. this plant is very mature. at least 3 1/2 feet wide. the leaves are bigger than my hand. the steams are like that of a Philodendron. i thought it was so type of mutated philodendron. thats what it looks, but huge. the petals are shaped like hearts.
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purpleinopp
Oct 15, 2012 8:41 AM CST
There are hundreds of Philodendrons. Does that pot have a drain hole? Neither size nor age necessarily affect maturity in regard to leaf shape. One can have a plant for decades that does not make mature leaf forms, for various reasons.
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