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  Pilea libanensis
  Family Name : Urticaceae

  Common Names : Aluminum Plant, Silver Sprinkles

 
Aluminum Plant,Silver Sprinkles
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Dicotyledon)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Herbaceous Plant
      Lifespan (in Singapore) :
      Perennial
      Mode of Nutrition :
      Autotrophic
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: Small herbaceous shrub with a trailing growth habit.
      Foliage: The small, silver-coloured leaves are approximately egg-shaped to obovate. Paired leaves are arranged in dense clusters. Young leaves are greenish, while mature leaves are silver to greyish.
      Stems: Stems are round, fleshy and reddish.
      Cultivation :
      This species grows quickly.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Foliage, Ornamental Form
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      Groundcover, Hanging Basket, Terrarium
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Semi-Shade
      Water Preference :
      Lots of Water
  • Foliar
    • Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green
      Foliar Type :
      Simple / Unifoliate
      Foliar Arrangement Along Stem :
      Opposite

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