Chlorophytum


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Chlorophytum

 

a genus of perennial herbs of the family Liliaceae. The stem is short, and the roots are thickened and sometimes tuberous. The lily-shaped, lanceolate, or oval leaves are in a radical rosette. The small, white, inconspicuous flowers are three-parted and in racemes. The fruit is a trihedral capsule. In some species the flower stalk bears the vegetative buds from which daughter plants develop. One such species is the hanging houseplant C. comosum, some forms of which have white stripes on the leaves.

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Chlorophytum arundinaceum Baker belongs to the family Liliaceae is an important medicinal plant, distributed in the Eastern Himalayas, Eastern Ghats, Assam, Bihar and Andhra Pradesh (Chopra et al.
Houseplants like the rubber plant, chlorophytum, dumb cane, croton and palms can be popped on the patio for the summer to give your garden a holiday feel.
Other features of the garden include a small, modern greenhouse in which are growing a range of tender plants such as coleus, hoya and chlorophytum.
Spider plant (Chlorophytum) - a neat small plant with starry white flowers borne on slender, wiry stems.
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