Study of Monocot Ornamental Plants under Prayagraj Agro-climatic Conditions

Nallabothula Asritha *

Department of Horticulture (Floriculture and Landscaping), Naini Agricultural Institute, SHUATS, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Devi Singh

Department of Horticulture (Floriculture and Landscaping), Naini Agricultural Institute, SHUATS, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Urfi Fatmi

Department of Horticulture (Floriculture and Landscaping), Naini Agricultural Institute, SHUATS, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


An experiment was carried out during July 2022 to December 2022 in Shade net, Department of Horticulture, SHUATS, Prayagraj, in Completely Randomized Design (CRD) with different           Monocot Ornamental plants replicated three times. This houseplants that are also known to remove harmful chemicals from the air, formaldehyde being its chemical of choice to remove the air. Different plants used in this experment were Philodendron ceylon, Philodendron wendlandi, Philodendron oxycardium, Thaumatophyllum xanadu, Philodendron erubescens, Alocasia reginula, Syngonium podophyllum and Monstera deliciosa. It is concluded the present investigation that the Monocot Ornamental plants under study showed significant variation in all the Characters observed. The Variety Philodendron ceylon Reported significantly better  performance in sustainable percentage, Sapling height, plant height, leaves length, Canopy radius, root spread and the another Variety Thaumatophyllum xanadu Reported significantly better performance in No, of leaves ,leaves length and plant spread Hence the varieties Philodendron ceylon & Thaumatophyllum xanadu could be recommended for the Prayagraj Agro  climatic condition.

Keywords: Ornamental plants, CRD, formaldehyde, canopy radius, root spread, sustainable percentage.

How to Cite

Asritha , Nallabothula, Devi Singh, and Urfi Fatmi. 2023. “Study of Monocot Ornamental Plants under Prayagraj Agro-Climatic Conditions”. International Journal of Environment and Climate Change 13 (9):1821-26.


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