HyperDic: houseplant

English > 1 sense of the word houseplant:
NOUNplanthouseplantany of a variety of plants grown indoors for decorative purposes
English > houseplant: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of a variety of plants grown indoors for decorative purposes.
NarrowerChinese evergreen, Japanese leaf, Aglaonema modestumErect or partially climbing herb having large green or variegated leaves
Persian violet, Exacum affineperennial cultivated especially as a houseplant for its fragrant bluish to dark lavender flowers
anthurium, tailflower, tail-flowerAny of various tropical American plants cultivated for their showy foliage and flowers
bloodberry, blood berry, rougeberry, rouge plant, Rivina humilisbushy houseplant having white to pale pink flowers followed by racemes of scarlet berries
episciaAny plant of the genus Episcia
gloxiniaAny of several plants of the genera ... / genera Gloxinia or Sinningia (greenhouse gloxinias) having showy bell-shaped flowers
kohleriashrubby herb cultivated for their soft velvety foliage and showy scarlet flowers
plectranthusAny of various ornamental plants of the genus Plectranthus
velvet plant, purple velvet plant, royal velvet plant, Gynura aurantiacaJavanese foliage plant grown for their handsome velvety leaves with violet-purple hairs
Broaderplant, flora, plant life(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
Spanishplanta de interior
Catalanplanta d'interior

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