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  Zamioculcas zamiifolia
  Family Name : Araceae

  Synonyms : Caladium zamiaefolium

  Common Names : ZZ Plant, Aroid Palm, Arum Fern

  Chinese Name : 金钱树, 雪铁芋

 
ZZ Plant,Aroid Palm,Arum Fern
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Monocotyledon)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Herbaceous Plant
      Lifespan (in Singapore) :
      Perennial
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      Kenya to South Africa
      Native Habitat :
      Terrestrial
      Local Conservation Status :
      Exotic (Horticultural / Cultivated Only)
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: It is a herbaceous plant growing around 1 m tall.
      Foliage: Zamioculcas zamiifolia has compound leaves. Each leaf is consisted of several pairs of elliptic leaflets, which are leathery and glossy.
      Flowers: Its inflorescence is consisted of white spadix and green spathe.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Landscaping :
      Zamioculcas zamiifolia is a popular indoor plant.
      Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Foliage, Ornamental Form
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Well-Drained Soils, Easy to Grow
      Landscape Uses :
      Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting
      Usage Hazards / Cons :
      Irritant - Sap
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Semi-Shade
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water
      Propagation Method :
      Leaf Cutting, Division
  • Foliar
    • Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green
      Mature Foliage Texture(s) :
      Glossy / Shiny, Leathery
      Prominent Young Flush Colour(s) :
      Green
      Foliar Type :
      Compound
      Leaf Area Index (LAI) * for Green Plot Ratio :
      3.5 (Shrub & Groundcover - Monocot)
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower Colour(s) :
      Cream / Off-White, Green
      Flower Grouping :
      Cluster / Inflorescence
      Inflorescence Type :
      Spathe & Spadix

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