Anthurium is a tropical South American plant that is widely popular for its exquisite foliage or vividly colored flowering spathes. The scientific name of this plant is Anthurium andraeanum. This plant is also called by several other names. Tailflower, flamingo flower, and laceleaf are some of the most popular ones. The magnificently decorated and elegant plant leaves no ground covered when it comes to enhancing the beauty of your rooms, balconies, or gardens.