It originally came from China and has flat round coin shaped leaves. Together these things gave rise to it's common name of the "Chinese Money Plant". Pilea peperomioides is an easy to grow modern looking houseplant. Also called the Pancake Plant or UFO plant, it's straightforward to care for and simple to propagate. Whether you're a newbie to houseplants or a seasoned expert, a Pilea peperomioides plant is sure to be a welcome addition to any indoor plant collection.