spider plant noun
: a plant that is often grown in people's houses and that has long narrow leaves and stems which produce smaller plants at the end
: any of several cultivars of a southern African plant (Chlorophytum comosum) of the lily family widely grown as houseplants and having long narrow green leaves usually striped with white or ivory and producing white flowers and tufts of plantlets on long hanging stems
First Known Use of SPIDER PLANT
Rhymes with SPIDER PLANT
, pitcher plant
, power plant
, rubber plant
spider plant noun (Concise Encyclopedia)
African plant of genus Chlorophytum (agave family). This popular houseplant has long, narrow, grassy green-and-white-striped leaves. Periodically a flower stem emerges, and tiny white flowers (not always produced) are replaced by young plantlets, which can then be detached and rooted.
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