The money tree plant is also called the Malabar chestnut, it is often grown indoors in containers. The container keeps it at a manageable size. Native to Central and South America, the plant is traditionally thought to bring good fortune to its owner. It is from this belief that it earned its common name of the "money tree" plant. Money Plant is a very famous houseplant which decoratoes shopping centres, offices and your home because it requires little care and looks really beautiful.