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| Last Updated:: 17/08/2016

Plants suitable for interior decoration

 

 

Common name

Scientific name

Family

1.

Maiden hair fern

Adiantum sp.

Polypodiaceae

2.

Aglaonema/Evergreens

Aglaonema spp.

Araceae

3.

Variegated/Pineapple

Ananas bracteatus

Bromeliaceae

4.

Anthuriums

Anthurium spp.

Araceae

5.

Aralia

Aralia elegantissima

Araliaceae

6.

Asparagus

Asparagus spp.

Liliaceae

7.

Begonia

Begonia spp

Begoniaceae

8.

Calathea

Calathea spp.

Marantaceae

9.

Spider plant

Chlorophytum comosum

Liliaceae

10.

Sunset Bells

Chosothemis pulchella

Gesneriaceae

11.

Maranta

Ctenanthe spp.

Marantaceae

12.

Earth stars

Cryptanthus sp.

Bromeliaceae

13.

Umbrella plant

Cyperus alternifolius

Cyperaceae

14.

Dumb cane

Dieffenbachia spp.

Araceae

15.

Dracaena

Dracaena spp.

Liliaceae

16.

Flame violet

Episcia cupriata

Gesneriaceae

17.

Money plant/ Golden pothos

Epipremmum aureum

Araceae

18

Japanese spindle

Euonymus japonica

Celastraceae

19

Firestorm

Excoecaria bicolour

Euphorbiaceae

20

Weeping Fig

Ficus benjamina

Moraceae

21.

Indian rubber tree

Ficus elastica

Moraceae

22.

Fiddle leaf tree

Ficus lyrata

Moraceae

23.

Nerve plant

Fittonia spp.

Acanthaceae

24.

Velvet creeper

Gynura aurantiaca

Asteraceae

25.

Red Leea

Leea coccinea

Leeaceae

26.

Split leaf philodendron

Monstera deliciosa

Araceae

27.

Finger nailed bromeliad

Neoregelia carolinae

Bromeliaceae

28.

Ferns

Nephrolepis spp.

Polipodiaceae

29.

Peperomia

Peperomia spp.

Piperaceae

30.

Philodendron

Philodendron spp.

Araceae

31.

Aluminium plant

Pilea cadierei

Urticaceae

32.

Staghorn fern

Platycerum bifurcatum

Polypodiaceae

33.

Variegated balfour aralia

Polyscias balfouriana

Araliaceae

34.

Snake plant

Sansevieria spp.

Liliaceae

35.

Velvet pothos

Scindapsus aureus

Araceae

36.

Umbrella tree

Schefflera arboricola

Araliaceae

37.

White flag/ Peace lily

Spathiphyllum spp.

Amceae

38.

Nephytis

Syngonium podophyIlum

Araceae

39.

Bat flower or Cat's whiskers

Tacca chantrieri

 Dioscoreaceae

40.

Wandering Jew

Zebrina pendula

Commelinaceae

(Source: http://www.forest.kerala.gov.in)