First Some Nomenclature
Native of Tropical Americas and Southeast Asia
It is not a member of the lily (Liliaceae) family.
The leaves and flower are mildly toxic. Don't eat them.
The plants are grown for landscaping and make good houseplants, as well.
Recognized for it's ability, to purify air, it's good to grow them indoors.
The plants, remove toxins from rooms and, produce oxygen.
Those practicing Feng Shui, claim these plants work wonders.