The Monstera standleyana (also known as the Five Holes Plant) is a gorgeous climber plant. It has colourful variegated leaves and even holes.One of these plants will twist up your indoor trellis. Or the vines hang from your hanging pot. It sprouts the holey leaves every plant lover has come to cherish.The Monstera standleyana is often confused with the Philodendron. This is due to their variegated leaves. But with the right eye, you’ll see the differences. Some people call this plant Philodendron cobra. However, Monstera standleyana is the only correct taxonomy according to the University of Minnesota.Interestingly, the word Monstera is Latin for the word “monster”. This genus name was chosen to describe the original leaves with their holes and slits.It’s these leaves on the Monstera Standleyana that make the plant so special.The tropical plant comes from the exotic country of Costa Rica, full of beaches and jungles. It also originates from Nicaragua, Honduras, and Panama.