Meaning of spathiphyllum

spa•thi•phyl•lum

Pronunciation: (spā"u-fil'um, -thu-, spath"u-), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various tropical plants of the genus Spathiphyllum, having a white or green spathe and a spike of fragrant flowers and often cultivated as an ornamental. Also called
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