Meaning of spider plant

spi'der plant"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Also calleda plant, Chlorophytum comosum, of the lily family, native to southern Africa, that has long, narrow leaves and clusters of white flowers and is widely cultivated as a houseplant.
  2. cleome.
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