chlorophytum

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chlorophytum

(ˌklɔːrəˈfaɪtəm)
n
(Plants) any plant of the genus Chlorophytum, esp C. elatum variegatum, grown as a pot plant for its long narrow leaves with a light central stripe, and characterized by the production of offsets at the end of long scapes: family Liliaceae. Also called: spider plant
[New Latin, from Greek chlōros green + phyton plant]
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Also known as Chlorophytum borivilianum, and dubbed "the herbal Viagra" by India's media, Safed Musli was first prescribed in India nearly 2,000 years ago to enhance sexual desire, improve vitality, increase cognitive abilities, build immunity, and treat oligospermia (low sperm count).