houseplant

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tropical African plant cultivated as a houseplant for its violet or white or pink flowers African violet , Saintpaulia ionantha
evergreen perennial with large handsome basal leaves; grown primarily as a foliage houseplant aspidistra , Aspidistra elatio , bar-room plant , cast-iron plant
large tropical Asian tree frequently dwarfed as a houseplant; source of Assam rubber Assam rubber , Ficus elastica , India-rubber fig , India-rubber plant , India-rubber tree , rubber plant
bushy houseplant having white to pale pink flowers followed by racemes of scarlet berries; tropical Americas bloodberry , blood berry , Rivina humilis , rougeberry , rouge plant
sword fern with arching or drooping pinnate fronds; a popular houseplant Boston fern , Nephrolepis exaltata , Nephrolepis exaltata bostoniensis
grown as a houseplant for its mottled fleshy sword-shaped leaves or as a source of fiber bowstring hemp , sansevieria
epiphytic cactus of Brazilian ancestry widely cultivated as a houseplant having jointed flat segments and usually rose-purple flowers that bloom in winter Christmas cactus , Schlumbergera baridgesii , Schlumbergera buckleyi
grown in many varieties for their brightly colored foliage; widely cultivated as a houseplant Codiaeum variegatum , croton
South American jointed cactus with usually red flowers; often cultivated as a houseplant; sometimes classified as genus Schlumbergera crab cactus , Schlumbergera truncatus , Thanksgiving cactus , Zygocactus truncatus
Mediterranean plant widely cultivated as a houseplant for its showy dark green leaves splotched with silver and nodding white or pink to reddish flowers with reflexed petals cyclamen , Cyclamen purpurascens
South African succulent evergreen twining climber with yellow flowers grown primarily as a houseplant for its foliage; sometimes placed in genus Senecio Delairea odorata , German ivy , Senecio milkanioides
perennial cultivated especially as a houseplant for its fragrant bluish to dark lavender flowers Exacum affine , Persian violet
shrub or small tree often grown as a houseplant having foliage like mistletoe Ficus deltoidea , Ficus diversifolia , mistletoe fig , mistletoe rubber plant
evergreen South American shrub having showy trumpet-shaped orange flowers; grown as an ornamental or houseplant fire-bush , fire bush , marmalade bush , Streptosolen jamesonii
South American herb cultivated in many varieties as a houseplant for its large handsome leaves and large variously colored bell-shaped flowers florist's gloxinia , Gloxinia spesiosa , Sinningia speciosa
amaryllis of tropical America often cultivated as a houseplant for its showy white to red flowers hippeastrum , Hippeastrum puniceum
small South American shrub cultivated as a houseplant for its abundant ornamental but poisonous red or yellow cherry-sized fruit Jerusalem cherry , Madeira winter cherry , Solanum pseudocapsicum , winter cherry
stemless plant having narrow rigid leaves often cultivated as a houseplant mother-in-law's tongue , Sansevieria trifasciata , snake plant
grown as a houseplant for its silvery striped fleshy foliage; South America Peperomia argyreia , Peperomia sandersii , watermelon begonia
often grown as a houseplant philodendron
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