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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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One of the easiest ways to increase your stock is to divide plants - suitable plants include adiantum, aspidistra, calathea, maranta, chlorophytum and fittonia.
Pretty pots will brighten up your desk, while Chlorophytum varieties, such as the spider plant, are particularly good at processing environmental pollutants.
The selected papers registered 18 plant species used: Ajuga iva (southern bugle), Anacardium occidentale (cashew), Cassia sophera, Chlorophytum borivilianum (safed musli), Cnidoscolus aconitifolius, Coccinia indica, Danae racemosa (poet's laurel), Dracaena arborea, Eugenia jambolana (jambul), Hyphaene the baica (doum palm),Momordica charantia (karela),Morns alba (white mulberry), Mncuna pruriens (velvet bean), Musa paradisiaca (banana), Phoenix dactylifera (date palm), Sida cordata, Tamarindus indica (tamarind) and Urtica dioica (stinging nettle).
Raymond Bridges, by email CAROL: Spider plant, Chlorophytum comosum, is the usual recommendation.
For treatment of sexual weakness, one tola (local measure, 80 tolas approximate 1 kg) of whole plants of Withania somnifera was taken with 1 kg gum from Acacia nilotica, 1 tola of whole plants of Curculigo orchioides, 1 tola of whole plants of Chlorophytum borivilianum, 10 tolas of fruits of Prunus domestica, 2 tolas of fruits of Piper cubeba, 2 tolas of bark of Cinnamomum zeylanicum, 2 tolas of dried seed kernels of Myristica fragrans, 2 tolas of dried reticulated aril of fruits of Myristica fragrans, 3 tolas of dried floral buds of Eugenia caryophyllus, 3 tolas of fruits of Capsicum frutescens, 2 tolas of rhizomes of Alpinia nigra, and 2 tolas of dried rhizomes of Zingiber officinale.
Similar observations were made in various medicinal plants such as Vitex agnuscastus, Filipendula ulmaria, Chlorophytum arundiaceum (Balaraju et al.
In the meeting newly elected office bearers Rukhsana Ali and Sobia Riaz also gave information on different plants including Dracena Varigata, Strelizia, Pittosporum, Ric Rac Cactus, Nephrolepsis Bostonia, Scheflera, Sanse Vieria, Ruscusn Liliacea, Ficus Benjamina, Cypras Altenifolus, Chlorophytum Comosum, Arecapalm, Aspidistra and Asparagus Plumosus.
Similar conclusion was reported by [19] who studied enhancement seed germination of Chlorophytum borivilianum highest germination percentage occurred with 10-6 M concentrations of testosterone (36.