A plant stand refers to a piece of furniture specifically designed and used to display potted plants. It typically consists of a flat or tiered surface supported by legs or a pedestal. Plant stands are often used indoors to elevate and showcase plants, adding height and visual interest to a rooms decor. They come in a variety of styles, materials, and sizes to accommodate different types and sizes of plants. Receptacle for potted plants, with metal linings. Also called Planter.