Height: 90cm |
☘ Origin: Southeast Asia, New Guinea, and Queensland
☘ Family: Arums, Araceae
☘ Botanical Name: Scindapsus aureus
☘ Common Name(s): Satin Pothos · Silk Pothos
Pothos represents perseverance, dedication and relentless attitude to chase one’s dreams.
☘ Satin Pothos: It's featured with dark green leaves, laced with abundant silver marks and satin luster. So, this plant is called Satin Pothos or Silk Pothos.
☘ Scindapsus: is derived from the Greek word "skindapsos" which has been translated to both “ivy-like plant” and “upon a tree.”
Feng Shui experts recommend keeping one plant near each computer, television, or Wi-Fi router. Placing it in front of a sharp corner or angle reduces anxiety and stress. It also helps avoid arguments and sleep disorders.
Silk Pothos It's a very popular houseplant that you can almost find in every home, largely due to the excellent way in which it cleans the air.
☘ It energizes the home by filtering air and increasing oxygen inflow.
☘ In the NASA report, it was one of the best all-around performers, removing 73% of benzene from a sealed experimental chamber in a 24-hour period (the fifth-best on the list) and 9.2% of Trichloroethylene (7th on the list).
☘ This plant was featured in a TED Talk by Kamal Meattle as one of the three essential plants for cleaning the air.
☘ In newly-renovated homes, the Pothos has been shown to absorb benzene, trichloroethylene and formaldehyde, although you cannot rely on the plant alone to remove all harmful gases from a room. Nevertheless, they have tenacious vitality, and can quickly convert formaldehyde into sugars or amino acids, while decomposing any benzene emitted by photocopiers and printers, making it no surprise that this plant is often seen in homes and offices.