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spider plant

noun

  1. Also called ribbon plant. a plant, Chlorophytum comosum, of the lily family, native to southern Africa, that has long, narrow leaves and clusters of white flowers and is widely cultivated as a houseplant.


spider plant

noun

  1. any of various house plants, esp Chlorophytum elatum See chlorophytum


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Origin of spider plant1

First recorded in 1850–55

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