pickaback plant


variants or less commonly piggyback plant
: a glandular pubescent perennial herb (Tolmiea menziesii) of the family Saxifragaceae that is native to western North America, has young plants borne at the junction of leaf blade and petiole, and is used as a foliage plant

called also youth-on-age

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“Pickaback plant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pickaback%20plant. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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