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Mar 30, 2019 10:45 AM CST

I'm a beginner & my mother gave this plant to me and I have no idea what it is, please help me identify Smiling

Thank you in advance!!

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Mar 30, 2019 10:48 AM CST
Name: Arlene
Southold, Long Island, NY (Zone 7a)
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I believe it's Prayer Plant - Prayer Plant (Maranta leuconeura)
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Mar 30, 2019 11:01 AM CST
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That's a species of Aglaonema. Smiling
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Mar 30, 2019 11:26 AM CST
Northern NJ (Zone 6b)
This one looks like yours labeled Aglaonema modestum.
http://www.flickriver.com/phot...

And this one looks like yours labeled Aglaonema commutatum.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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Mar 30, 2019 2:47 PM CST
Name: Arlene
Southold, Long Island, NY (Zone 7a)
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Mar 31, 2019 8:33 AM CST
Name: Sally
central Maryland (Zone 7b)
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Mar 31, 2019 10:44 AM CST
Name: Arlene
Southold, Long Island, NY (Zone 7a)
Region: Ukraine Dahlias I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Houseplants Tomato Heads Garden Ideas: Level 1
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Mar 31, 2019 11:38 AM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Apr 4, 2019 5:00 PM CST
Northern NJ (Zone 6b)
@Pirl - the leaf shape does look more like a maranta than Aglaonema. It was my first impression too. Maybe it is 'Emerald Beauty'.
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Apr 4, 2019 5:03 PM CST
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I don't believe Maranta makes stems like that over time though. Resmebles an Aglaonema more in that respect to me.
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Apr 4, 2019 5:15 PM CST
Northern NJ (Zone 6b)
Yes, I think we agree it is not maranta. I just mentioned that in response to Arlene's comment. First impression of the leaves on the left look more like maranta before you take in the rest of the plant.
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Apr 4, 2019 5:19 PM CST
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LorettaNJ said:Yes, I think we agree it is not maranta. I just mentioned that in response to Arlene's comment. First impression of the leaves on the left look more like maranta before you take in the rest of the plant.


Oh I see. I misunderstood what you were saying (or more like, misread). I could see where one could see Maranta, seeing leaves only.
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Apr 4, 2019 5:36 PM CST
Name: Arlene
Southold, Long Island, NY (Zone 7a)
Region: Ukraine Dahlias I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Houseplants Tomato Heads Garden Ideas: Level 1
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Definitely not maranta but still my bad.
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Apr 4, 2019 6:15 PM CST
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pirl said:Definitely not maranta but still my bad.


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