from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a wide variety of plants grown indoors, often for decorative purposes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A plant that is grown indoors in places such as a house or office for decorative purposes.
- n. A variety of plant that is especially suited to such cultivation, or that is frequently grown in such settings.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. any of a variety of plants grown indoors for decorative purposes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of a variety of plants grown indoors for decorative purposes
What you normally call a houseplant they know to be Mother Nature's clean air machine.
A woman who laughingly called me a "houseplant" but let me spend my vacation as I wanted, loved me as I was.
Well, known as salvia divinorum, this leafy "houseplant" is a highly-potent relative of sage and mint plants.
Pot plant Potted plant (or, as we have discussed, mostly "houseplant", or was it "house plant"?) 2 by 4 (construction) vs. 4 by 2 (I don't remember which is which) (
You may have caught a glimpse of gymnastics on TV, noticed a fresh bloom on a houseplant or eaten a just-ripe Granny Smith apple -- these are all things that to me would conjure the quality of energy I seek.
I even recently used the app to find out that the houseplant in my room is native to southeast Asia.
Q: What is the easiest houseplant to take care of?
It is often planted as a low growing (to 3 feet) border and can be grown as a houseplant or hothouse plant anywhere.
Indoors, it is grown as a houseplant, climbing on support to as much as 10 feet.
A growing body of research suggests the humble houseplant boasts significant powers to clean the air in homes and other buildings of common toxins such as formaldehyde, ammonia & benzene.