Houseplants forum: Plant ID

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Bjerding
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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Name: Arlene
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pirl
Mar 30, 2019 10:48 AM CST
I believe it's Prayer Plant - Prayer Plant (Maranta leuconeura)
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Hamwild
Mar 30, 2019 11:01 AM CST
That's a species of Aglaonema. Smiling
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LorettaNJ
Mar 30, 2019 11:26 AM CST
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/...
Name: Arlene
Southold, Long Island, NY (Zone 7a)
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pirl
Mar 30, 2019 2:47 PM CST
That taught me to always enlarge a photo!
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sallyg
Mar 31, 2019 8:33 AM CST
(@pirl- easy mistake, I can't even get good detail viewing on my phone Blinking )
i'm pretty OK today, how are you? ;^)
Name: Arlene
Southold, Long Island, NY (Zone 7a)
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pirl
Mar 31, 2019 10:44 AM CST
I don't even own a cell phone so no excuses here.
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Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Mar 31, 2019 11:38 AM CST
I agree, with the ID of Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema commutatum)
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Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema modestum) has solid green leaves.



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LorettaNJ
Apr 4, 2019 5:00 PM CST
@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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Hamwild
Apr 4, 2019 5:03 PM CST
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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LorettaNJ
Apr 4, 2019 5:15 PM CST
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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Hamwild
Apr 4, 2019 5:19 PM CST
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.
Name: Arlene
Southold, Long Island, NY (Zone 7a)
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pirl
Apr 4, 2019 5:36 PM CST
Definitely not maranta but still my bad.
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Hamwild
Apr 4, 2019 6:15 PM CST
pirl said:Definitely not maranta but still my bad.


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