The Q&A Archives: What is the name of this plant/tree?

Question: I got this plant/tree from my work (plant was indoors) that is about 7 feet tall and about 4 feet wide and the base of the trunk is about 2 inches. It has 5-6 leaves on each stem which can be over 13 inches long. Do you know what the name of it is?

Answer: Your description is just a little vague and could apply to dozens and dozens of different houseplants. If you have an immediate need to know, visit a local nursery and see if they have a similar plant - or take a leaf and try to compare it. If you don't mind waiting for an answer, submit another question through the Monrovia website with some more detail. Are the leaves glossy or leathery; thin or thick; what shape (round, long and narrow, etc.); are the margins wavy, smooth, hairy? Include as many details as you can and we'll see if we can't identify it for you.

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