Category Apartment plants

Chamadorea - Chamaedorea elegans
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Chamadorea - Chamaedorea elegans

The genus Chamadorea brings together some species of palm trees originating from central-southern America; they have slow growth and are very long-lived, with the years they can reach a few meters in height; they have long erect stems, slightly arched, light green in color, which carry long compound leaves at the end, consisting of lanceolate leaflets, almost papery to the touch, the general appearance is quite feathery and messy, very similar to bamboo.

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Brunfelsia pauciflora

The genus brunfelsia includes about 30 species of evergreen shrubs with very showy flowering and large elongated and pointed decorative leaves, dark green on the upper side, lighter on the lower side, originating from tropical America, especially from Brazil. The flowers bloom at the axil of the upper leaves or gathered in racemes or buds, have a tubular corolla with a flattened end and are usually present in large numbers on the plant, from the beginning of spring to the end of summer.
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Areca - Areca catechu - Chrysalidocarpus lutescens

Areca Areca is a palm tree originating from the Philippines and Malaysia, cultivated in most of the hot-humid areas of Asia and Africa, which rarely reaches two meters in pots. It has a striped trunk and long pointed dark-green leaves, divided into lance-shaped leaves, sometimes with a yellowish petiole.
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Grevillea

Grevillea is a plant of shrub-like origin originating from Australia that produces very showy flowers, without petals, formed by a tubular calyx and an elongated and curved stylus. This plant belongs to the Proteacee family and has more or less dark leaves, depending on the variety; usually these leaves also have a slight down.
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Frangipani - Plumeria rubra

Plumeria Frangipani To the Apocynaceae family belong different kinds of plants, among them the plumeria, also called pomelia or frangipani. Present in nature with seven species, many varieties and about 300 hybrids, it is a particularly long-lived shrub, originating in the tropical areas of America, particularly the Caribbean ones such as, for example, Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico.
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Ficus deltoidea

It is a shrub or small evergreen tree, native to central-southern Asia; in nature the adult specimens remain close to 2 m in height. They have thin and ramified branches in a disorderly way, woody or semi-woody, with light brown bark, smooth; the leaves are light green, slightly gray or yellowish on the underside, they have a rounded shape, a spoon, and a short petiole, they are thick and leathery, opaque.
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Buvardia - Bouvardia

The Rubiaceae family includes fifty species of greenhouse evergreen shrubs. Only one species is exploited and there are several artificial hybrids, since in the past these plants were used to produce cut flowers. The Bouvardia flowers are showy and fragrant with a different color, depending on the species.
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Papyrus - Cyperus papyrus

It is commonly called papyrus a herbaceous plant belonging to the genus of the cyperacee, whose botanical name is cyperus papirus; in fact hundreds of species belong to this genus, widespread in a large part of the globe, adapted to live in damp places, on the edges of slow waterways, or near ponds or marshes.
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American bread plant - Monstera deliciosa

The Monstera deliciosa, also known as the American bread plant, is really very resistant, so it can be placed almost everywhere. Given this great resistance, the problem is often the size it can reach. It comes from the tropical forests of Guatemala, it develops with a bushy growth habit and has very jagged characteristics of dark color.
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Porcelain flower - Hoya carnosa

Flat succulent plant, native to Asia and Australia, which is part of a family that has over 70-80 varieties. It has fleshy leaves and stems, which secrete a sticky substance if cut; the leaves are oval, pointed, of a beautiful light green, appear opaque because coated with a waxy cuticle.
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Aralia - Fatsia japonica

Generally called aralia, in fact the fatsia belongs to the Araliaceae family; the genus contains little less than a dozen species of evergreen shrubs, originating in Asia; in Italy the japonica species is very widespread, originating from Japan and Korea, although recently some lesser-known species are being rediscovered, as well as fatsia japonica hybrids.
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Schefflera - Schefflera actinophylla

The schefflera The schefflere are large shrubs or small trees of tropical origin, belonging to the araliaceae family, widely used in Italy as houseplants, due to their very elegant foliage and easy adaptability even in places not entirely suitable for their development .
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African linden - African Sparmannia

The African linden is a small bush from southern Africa, cultivated for the decorative leaves and for the showy flowering. It has large bright green leaves, heart-shaped, covered with a soft down, the stems are fleshy and tend to lignify with the growth of the plant; it usually reaches two meters in height, but can grow further if grown in particularly favorable conditions.
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Bengiamino - Ficus Benjamina

On this page we will talk about: other articles: take part in our quiz on: Cultivate Ficus Benjamin ficus Benicamin ficus belongs to the Moraceae family. It is native to Southeast Asia and Oceania. It is a tree that can reach 30 meters in height where it is endemic (or in areas with similar climates).
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Chamadorea - Chamaedorea elegans

The genus Chamadorea brings together some species of palm trees originating from central-southern America; they have slow growth and are very long-lived, with the years they can reach a few meters in height; they have long erect stems, slightly arched, light green in color, which carry long compound leaves at the end, consisting of lanceolate leaflets, almost papery to the touch, the general appearance is quite feathery and messy, very similar to bamboo.
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Orchids

Orchids are one of the most eccentric and fascinating types of plants in the plant world. This section offers descriptions, images and valuable advice on many species of orchids, beautiful plants with unquestionable charm. Numerous genera and varieties are part of the Orchidaceae family.
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Pandano - Pandanus veitchii

Ten species of plants or shrubs belong to this genus, originating in Polynesia, Asia, Africa and Australia; in nature the Pandano reaches even eight meters in height, while cultivated in a container it remains below three meters. It has a thorny stem, thick and vigorous, erect, which tends to branch out fairly regularly over time; on the apex of each branch develops a group of leaves, arranged in a spiral.
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Pothos - Scindapsus aureum

Pothos Genus of about 40 species of climbing plants, evergreens, originating in Southeast Asia, characterized by large, very decorative leaves. In nature these plants reach heights of over six meters, in the apartment of course their dimensions remain much smaller. The pothos is a plant with a decombing (or possibly climbing) habit, very common in apartments: it is in fact very simple to grow, with rapid growth and great adaptability.
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Bird's nest fern, Stag tongue - Asplenium nidus

Native to tropical Asia and the Pacific islands. Height 0.6-l, 2 m, diameter 30-60 cm. ASPLENIUM NIDUS is in nature an epiphytic species that grows on trees: hence its specific name; commonly called also a bird's nest fern or deer tongue. The shiny, bright green, whole and lanceolate fronds form a regular rosette that can grow up to 0.9 m or more.
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Selaginella martensii

It is a genus that includes many species of herbaceous plants belonging to the fern family, originating in Asia, Africa, Australia and the American continent. They have thin fleshy stems, of variable dimensions, but generally contained, completely covered by leaflets in the shape of scales, waxy and thick.
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Croton - Codiaeum variegatum

The Croton To the genus codiaeum belong some species of evergreen shrubs, originating in Asia; croton is a small or medium-sized shrub, native to the Pacific islands. It has large leaves, conspicuously variegated of various colors, yellow, orange, red or pink; there are numerous varieties, with leaves of various sizes, oval or elongated, even lobed.
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