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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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Thriving even in a brightly-lit lounge, the bold stripes of the variegated Chlorophytum will last all year round.
Thriving even in a brightlylit lounge, the bold stripes of the variegated Chlorophytum will last all year round.
How is the houseplant Chlorophytum elatum better known?
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Pretty pots will brighten up your desk, while Chlorophytum varieties, such as the spider plant, are particularly good at processing environmental pollutants.
[25] Chlorophytum borivilianum root extract, an effective immunomodulator, not only potentiates non-specific immune response but also improves humoral as well as cell-mediated immunity.
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.
Safed musli, botanically known as Chlorophytum borivilianum, is an herb which originated from India.
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.