inch plant

noun
  1. any of several creeping or sprawling tropical American plants of the genus Callisia, having sometimes fragrant flowers in a variety of colors.
  2. Wandering Jew(def 2).

Origin of inch plant

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95
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