Decorative leaf plants

Indoor Plant Philodendron

Philodendron is a native of tropical rainforest. The plant is very decorative and often grown in artificial conditions, decorating with its presence modern interiors and greenhouses. General Information Philodendron is an evergreen perennial of the Aroid family. Most representatives of the genus are woody forms or climbing plants that are semi-epiphytes or epiphytes....

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Fokey Houseplant

General information Fokeya is a plant of the Lastovnevy family, the distinguishing feature of which is the presence of caudex - thickening in the lower, often underground, part of the shoot. The description of plants of this genus is dated 1838. However, based on some sources, it is known that Fokeya was known much earlier....

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Plant of Sarracenia

Sarracenia is a carnivorous plant belonging to the Sarracenia family. The genus consists of 10 species and originates from North America, most of them are endemic. Sarracenia grows in swamps, brought to England and Ireland, it acclimatized to local conditions, and in some countries of Western Europe it is grown in soil as an ornamental plant....

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Fortunella

Fortunella is a small citrus tree. She is less known than her immediate family: oranges, lime and tangerines. However, it is not inferior to them in taste, usefulness and decorativeness. Homeland and features of growth The south and south-east of China is considered the biological birthplace of the plant. From there, the plant emigrated to Asia, then to Japan and the southern parts of the American continent....

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Houseplant Sansevieria

Sansevieria (Sansevieria) is a perennial plant, which systematists attribute to the Asparagus family, then to the Agave family. The genus consists of 70 species and originates from dry savannas and subtropics of Africa, Asia and America. In our country, the plant is better known under the names "mother-in-law's tongue" or "pike tail"....

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Pittosporum plant

Pittosporum (Pittosporum) - evergreen trees and shrubs of the Pittospore family. Often the plant is called the Smolose seeder, and the family to which it belongs is the Smolose seeder. The genus consists of 150 species and originates from Southeast and East Asia, Oceania and Australia. For several species, Africa is home....

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Polypodium

Polypodium (Polypodium) - a fern belonging to the family Centipede. The genus consists of 166 species, the main part of which originates from the tropics and subtropics of India, Australia, New Zealand and South America, but for some species the homeland is moderate latitudes. General description Polypodiums, also called millipedes, are epiphytes or grassy plants with creeping rhizomes covered with scales....

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Papaya plant

Papaya (Carica papaya) - a species of woody plants belonging to the genus Karika from the family Karikov. It is often called a melon tree because of its delicious and wholesome melon-like fruits. Papaya originates from Central America, where it is a valuable food product. But the absolute leader in papaya exports is India, where the plant has taken root perfectly....

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Decorative pepper plant

Ornamental pepper (Capsicum annuum) is an annual or perennial plant belonging to the genus Kapiskum of the nightshade family. It originates from Central and South America. General description Decorative pepper or kapiskum is a shrub or shrub with simple leaves on long or short petioles....

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Pylaea plant

Pilea (Pilea) - an annual or perennial plant belonging to the Nettle family. This genus consists of 400 species that grow in tropical areas around the world with the exception of Australia. General Description Pilea is most often a herbaceous plant, rarely a shrub, growing to a height of 40 cm....

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Poliscias plant

Poliscias belongs to the Araliaceae family. The genus consists of 80 species and originates from Southeast Asia, the islands of the Pacific and Indian oceans. General description Poliscias is an evergreen tree or shrub, highly branched and with shoots growing vertically. The leaves of different species are lobed, cirrus, simple, of different sizes....

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Houseplant Senpolia

Saintpaulia (Saintpaulia) - a grassy flowering plant from the Gesneriaceae family. The genus consists of more than 20 species and originates from the mountainous regions of Kenya and Tanzania. The distribution area of ​​senpolia is limited; most species grow only in the Ulugur (Uzambar) mountains. Because of this, a plant in indoor floriculture is very often called an Uzambara violet or just a violet....

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Pieris plant

Pieris is an evergreen woody plant belonging to the Heather family. The genus is based on one data from 7 species, according to others - from 10 and originates from the Himalayas, mountainous East Asia, Cuba, the east and southeast of the USA. General description 6 meters, but usually does not exceed 3 m....

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Nandin plant

Nandina is a plant belonging to the Barberry family. The genus consists of a single species - Nandina Home, which originates from China and Japan. General description Nandina is an evergreen tree or shrub reaching a height of 4 meters, with a delicate cylindrical crown of erect, slightly branched shoots....

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Nightshade Plant

Solanum (Solanum) belongs to the eponymous Solanum family. According to one data, the genus consists of 1200 species, according to others - of 1700. Most of them originate from South America. General description The genus Nightshade is very diverse. This includes crops such as eggplant, potato tomatoes, as well as plants used in the pharmaceutical industry, such as bittersweet nightshade and black nightshade....

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Ophiopogon plant

Ophiopogon (Ophiopogon) is an evergreen rhizome plant belonging to the Asparagus family. Some taxonomists attribute it to the Nolin family. According to various sources, the genus includes from 20 to 65 species and originates from Southeast Asia. General description Ophiopogon is a perennial, outwardly very reminiscent of cereal herbaceous plant, rhizome and evergreen....

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Mulenbekia

Mühlenbeckia (Muehlenbeckia) belongs to the buckwheat family. The genus includes about 20 species and originates from Australia, New Zealand, South America and West Africa. General description Mühlenbeckia is a perennial strongly branched evergreen shrub or shrub with curly thin smooth shoots of brown or brown color....

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Holly plant

Holly (Ilex) is a perennial plant belonging to the Holly family. The genus consists of more than 400 species and is widely distributed throughout the temperate and tropical zones of both the Americas, Asia and Europe. General description Holly is deciduous, but often evergreen trees, shrubs and even lianas with shiny dense alternating leaves with dark green or two-color coloring....

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Medlar plant

Medlar (Eryobotria), or Lokva, or Eriobotria Japonica belongs to the subfamily Rosaceae. The genus consists of 30 species and originates from China and Japan. It is also called the Mushmula of Japan, it should not be confused with the Mushmula of Germany, also belonging to the Rosy family, but belonging to a different genus....

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Pahira plant

Pachira (Pachira) - a woody plant belonging to the family Malvaceae. The genus consists of 45 species and originates from Central America and Brazil. General description Pakhira is an evergreen tree, in natural conditions reaching 18 meters. Her leaves are palmate, dark green....

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