spathiphyllum


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spathiphyllum

(spəˈθɪfɪləm)
n
(Plants) a member of a genus of tropical flowering plants
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Noun1.spathiphyllum - any of various plants of the genus Spathiphyllum having a white or green spathe and a spike of fragrant flowers and often cultivated as an ornamentalspathiphyllum - any of various plants of the genus Spathiphyllum having a white or green spathe and a spike of fragrant flowers and often cultivated as an ornamental
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Spathiphyllum - evergreen rhizomatous perennials of tropical America and Philippines and Indonesia
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PEACE LILY (SPATHIPHYLLUM) Peace lilies have very wide, broad, deep green leaves and grow beautiful white flowers that have given them their common name.
Mahboub-Khomami, "Effect of application of iron fertilizers in two methods foliar and soil applications on growth characteristics of Spathiphyllum illusion," European Journal of Experimental Biology, vol.
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was isolated from a gamma proteobacterium isolated from the roots of Spathiphyllum plants and showed biocontrol activity towards the root-rot plant pathogen Cylindrocladium spathiphylli [25].
Plants such as Candle tops (Spathiphyllum), cacti, and peperomias are believed to absorb EMF emissions from computers, televisions and other electronic devices.
The other species, Psydrothrips luteolus Nakahara & Tsuda, is known only from Hawaii and Florida infesting the young leaves of unrelated Araceae plants such as dieffenbachia, Epipremnum, syngonium and spathiphyllum (Edwards 1995; Nakahara & Tsuda 1995; Moritz et al.