Aglaonema spp.

Sub-Family: Not available
English Name: Chinese Evergreens
Synonym: Not available
Common Name: Philippine evergreen
Flowering & Fruiting Period: Seasonal bloomer
Distribution: Native to tropical and subtropical regions of Asia and New Guinea
Habitat: Humid, shadytropical foresthabitat
Uses: Ornamental garden foliage plant
Key Characteristics: These areevergreenperennial herbs with stems growing erect or decumbent and creeping. Stems that grow along the ground may root at the nodes. There is generally a crown of wide leaf blades which in wild species are oftenvariegatedwith silver and green coloration. Theinflorescencebears unisexual flowers in aspadix, with a short zone of female flowers near the base and a wider zone of male flowers nearer the tip. The fruit is a fleshyberrythat ripens red. The fruit is a thin layer covering one large seed.