Definition of bat plant
- It does have the characteristic large bracts (modified leaves, like the poinsettia) and the small dark flowers as well as the strange whiskers found on both of those bat plants.
- —Sue Kittek, Morning Call (Allentown, Pennsylvania), 25 Feb. 2006
- Rich green foliage, lanky maroon-black petals and wispy tendrils give the bat flower an exotic look …
- —Cindy Tumiel, San Antonio Express-News, 5 July 2003