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[New Latin Aglaonēma, genus name : Greek aglaos, shining, splendid + Greek nēma, thread (in reference to the showy masses of thick stamens along its spadices ); see (s)nē- in Indo-European roots.]
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Noun1.aglaonema - climbing herbs of southeastern Asia having thick fleshy oblong leaves and naked unisexual flowers: Chinese evergreenAglaonema - climbing herbs of southeastern Asia having thick fleshy oblong leaves and naked unisexual flowers: Chinese evergreen
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Araceae, arum family, family Araceae - anthurium; calla lily; jack-in-the-pulpit; philodendron
Aglaonema modestum, Chinese evergreen, Japanese leaf - erect or partially climbing herb having large green or variegated leaves
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AGLAONEMA Sometimes just called 'aglos' or Chinese evergreen, aglaonema are popular because of the colour their leaves can attain.
Romeo Gutierrez, a medical doctor who is a hobbyist who produced outstanding aglaonema hybrids.
Tenders are invited for Supply of aglaonema nitida plants for display in various mpl school and offices
Bacterial leaf spot of Aglaonema caused by strains resembling Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp.
These covered the genera Pteris (Adiantaceae) Asplenium (Aspleniaceae) Aglaonema Alocasia Caladium Dieffenbachia Monstera and Philodendron (Araceae) Schefflera (Araliaceae) Oxalis (Oxalidaceae) and Licuala Kentia Livistona (Arecaceae).
23] investigated the effect of peat moss and date-palm wastes as substrates on growing of Aglaonema and their results showed that peat moss and date-palm peat were similar in some characteristics such as CEC, pH, EC and organic carbon but water holding capacity in peat moss was higher than date-palm peat and date-palm waste can be replaced with peat moss substrates.
Plant Fantasies worked with Balmori and r2P Studio on the staircase, which is surrounded by a planter atrium with a mixture of striped Dracaena and two cultivars of Aglaonema, Emerald Beauty and Diamond Bay, plus a pair of striking Bird of Paradise plants with white flowers.
The scheme uses 7-m-tall replica bamboo, near the Marks & Spencer outlet, with live planting beneath (Vreisia, Guzmania, Caladium, Chlorophytum, Croton, Nerogelia, Aglaonema and Spathiphyllum).
Sword lily, Rose, Carnation, Tuberose, Chrysanthemum, Yucca Elephantipes, Dieffenbachia Amoena, Aglaonema Treubii and Red Willow are among the main ornamental flowers exported from Iran to the above mentioned countries, he concluded.