- 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.
Origin of spider plant
First recorded in 1850–55
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- any of various house plants, esp Chlorophytum elatumSee chlorophytum