centipede plant

noun

Definition of centipede plant

: an erect shrub (Homalocladium platycladum) of the islands of the Pacific with flat ribbonlike jointed stems and with leaves only on the young branches

called also ribbon bush, tapeworm plant

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“Centipede plant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/centipede%20plant. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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