It originally came from China and has flat round coin-shaped leaves. Together these things gave rise to its common name of the "Chinese Money Plant". Pilea peperomioides is easy to grow modern-looking houseplants. 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.