A large monstera with perforated leaves (supposedly resembling the holes in a Swiss cheese), popularly grown as a houseplant while young, and with creamy arum-like spathes followed by pineapple-flavoured fruit when mature.
- Monstera deliciosa, family Araceae
More example sentences
- Popular plants such as weeping figs and the Swiss cheese plant are ideal.
- I bought a swiss cheese plant from a local nursery about a year ago.
- I got a tiny offshoot of what might be a swiss cheese plant.
Definition of Swiss cheese plant in:
- The US English dictionary