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See Chinese evergreen.
[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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|Noun||1.||Aglaonema - 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
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