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Peace lily

Spathiphyllum cochlearispathum

Description:

Spathiphyllum is a genus of about 40 species of monocotyledonous flowering plants in the family Araceae, native to tropical regions of the Americasand southeastern Asia. Certain species of Spathiphyllum are commonly known as Spath or peace lilies. They are evergreen herbaceous perennial plants with large leaves 12–65 cm long and 3–25 cm broad. The flowers are produced in a spadix, surrounded by a 10–30 cm long, white, yellowish, or greenish spathe. The plant does not need large amounts of light or water to survive.

Habitat:

native to tropical regions of the Americasand southeastern Asia

Notes:

Spathiphyllum is mildly toxic to humans and animals when ingested.

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AnnaleeHodges
Spotted by
AnnaleeHodges

Arkansas, USA

Lat: 35.89, Long: -91.54

Spotted on Jun 25, 2016
Submitted on Jun 27, 2016

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