Monstera deliciosa, also known as the Swiss Cheese plant, is a species of flowering plant is native to tropical forests of southern Mexico, south to Panama. The trendy monstera plant, were shown to be one of the most effective for reducing air pollution. Monstera tolerates low light, but grows faster and becomes more dramatic in a bright spot. Water your Monstera moderately and evenly, about once a week. Wait until the soil is fairly dry before watering again.