Peace lilies can thrive for years and produce large white blossoms that resemble a peace flag. It contain air-cleaning characteristics that aid in the removal of carbon dioxide and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from the atmosphere.
The snake plant, which was included in the same large NASA research on indoor plants, has been shown to remove toxins from the air over time. The plants flourish in any kind of light and only need to be watered when the soil is dry.
The plants have narrow leaves and receive their name from the "small plantlets produced on long trailing stems that vaguely resemble spiders," according to Wikipedia.
They're relatively low-maintenance and only require weekly watering. When consumed, they are known to be exceedingly poisonous.
The plants, sometimes known as devil's ivy or golden pothos, have colourful heart-shaped leaves that can be green or marbled green and yellow. They require simply indirect sunshine and rarely watering to thrive.