aglaonema


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ag·la·o·ne·ma

 (ăg′lā-ō-nē′mə)
[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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Among the plants you can easily root in water are Aglaonema, cane-type begonias, Brassaia, Callisia, coleus, dieffenbachia, ivy philodendron, Pletranthus (Swedish ivy), pothos, schellera, Tradescantia, and Zebrina.
Make sure that all risk of frost has passed and that the plants, particularly tropical foliage plants like Aglaonema, Codiaeum, Cathedral Windows (Calathea), Dumb Cane (Dieffenbachia) and the Prayer Plant (Maranta), are put in dappled shade so that they don't get scorched.
An investigation of substitution of peat moss with palm tree celluloid wastes in growing aglaonema (Aglaonema commutatum cv.
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.