The name is derived from Greek word spatha, ‘spathe’ and phyllon, ‘leaf’ in reference to the leaf-like spathe. It is a genus of evergreen perennials with predominantly white and green spathes; there are 36 species, natives of central and southern America and the Philippines. Several species and varieties are grown indoors and also in warm and humid outdoor conditions.
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COMMON NAME: SPATHIPHYLLUM.
BOTANICAL NAME: SPATHIPHYLLUM ‘CLEVELANDII’.
A popular, free-flowering variety. Leaves glossy green, margin wavy, spathe large, ovate, white turning green with age.