Spathiphyllum ( Peace Plant ) is a genus of about 40 species of
monocotyledonous flowering plants in the family Araceae, native to
tropical regions of the Americas and southeastern Asia. Certain species
of Spathiphyllum are commonly known as Spath or Peace Lilies. They are evergreen herbaceous perennial plants with large leaves
12 to65 cm long and 3 to 25 cm broad. The flowers are produced in a spadix,
surrounded by a 10 to30 cm long, white, yellowish, or greenish spathe. The
plant does not need excessive light or water to survive.