prayer plant

noun

Definition of prayer plant

: a maranta (Maranta leuconeura kerchoviana) that is native to Brazil but widely used as an ornamental foliage plant and that has large leaves with red spotting beneath and white purple-striped flowers

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“Prayer plant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prayer%20plant. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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