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Chlorophytum comosum (Thunb.) Jacques | by Ahmad Fuad Morad
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Chlorophytum comosum (Thunb.) Jacques

Mom Che Puteh's Garden, Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia.


Chlorophytum comosum (Thunb.) Jacques "Vittatum". Asparagaceae and also placed in Agavaceae, Anthericaceae, Liliaceae. CN: Ribbonplant, Spider-ivy, Spiderplant. Plants produce adventitious roots down into the soil, and new above-ground shoots. It also produces branched stolons with small white flowers and baby plantlets. Native of tropical Africa and naturalized elsewhere. Cultivated as ornamental.



Chlorophytum capense auct.


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Taken on August 20, 2011