Definition of prayer plant in English:

prayer plant

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noun

A Brazilian plant with variegated leaves which are erect at night but lie flat during the day, grown as a houseplant.
  • Maranta leuconeura, family Marantaceae
More example sentences
  • It belongs to the Maranta group, whose other members with interesting foliage have such names as the prayer plant, zebra plant and herringbone plant.
  • Peace lilies and prayer plants are easy to grow and require little maintenance.

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