Originally Posted by aruzinsky
If the portion of a petiole connecting to a leaf is swollen, it is a calathea. That swollen part of a calathea is called a "pulvinus."
Thanks for the info..
My plant is not exhibiting the growth behavior like your plant and subsonicdrones.
This plant has a clumping habit.
I had a discussion with the previous owner who got it on a trade and the conclusion was..... There is no conclusion.
We believe it is some sort of plant in the lily family.