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philodendron

Saltos de línea: philo|den¦dron
Pronunciación: /ˌfɪləˈdɛndrən
 
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Definición de philodendron en inglés:

sustantivo (plural philodendrons or philodendra /-drə/)

A tropical American climbing plant which is widely grown as a greenhouse or indoor plant.
  • Genus Philodendron, family Araceae
Example sentences
  • Aloe vera, chrysanthemums, golden pothos, philodendrons, and spider plants are believed to be effective air filters.
  • There are many more plants that will thrive in medium light, among them Irish moss, Tahitian bridal veil, heart-leaved philodendron, pitcher plant, and butterwort.
  • If you've got sun for half a day your options are widened to those plants with broad glossy green leaves such as philodendrons, monsteras and umbrella trees.

Origen

late 19th century: from philo- 'loving' + Greek dendron 'tree'.

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