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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For the rockeries Phoenix, Yucca, Agave, Asparagus, Cactus, Begonia, Juniper, Ruselia, Duranta, Iresine whereas for indoor plantation Aglaonema, Aucuba, Beaucarnea, Cladium, Coleus, Cycas, Dracaena, Dieffenbachia, Ficus benjmina, Pilea, Scheflera were used in the plantation, he added.
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AGLAONEMA OR CHINESE EVERGREEN A REALLY easy-going plant that will cope well in low light though medium light is optimum, especially for the variegated versions such as Silver Queen which have less chlorophyll.
9 Aglaonema or Chinese evergreen will cope well in low light though medium light is best.
AGLAONEMA OR CHINESE EVERGREEN A REALLY easygoing plant that will cope well in low light though medium light is optimum, especially for the variegated versions such as Silver Queen which have less chlorophyll.
AGLAONEMA OR CHINESE EVERGREEN A really easy-going plant, this will cope well in low light though medium light is optimum, especially for the variegated versions such as Silver Queen which have less chlorophyll.
9 Aglaonema or Chinese evergreen is a really easygoing plant that will cope well in low light though medium light is optimum, especially for the variegated versions such as Silver Queen which have less chlorophyll.
Chinese evergreens (Aglaonema commutatum) are lovely foliage plants perfect for rooms with low to medium light conditions.
Romeo Gutierrez, a medical doctor who is a hobbyist who produced outstanding aglaonema hybrids.
Bacterial leaf spot of Aglaonema caused by strains resembling Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp.