Definition of spider plant in English:

spider plant

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  • A plant of the lily family which has long, narrow leaves with a central yellow stripe, native to southern Africa and popular as a houseplant.
    • Chlorophytum comosum, family Liliaceae
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    • Andrea also uses this trick on her hanging spider plant.
    • A towel rack hung on the shower door, and a spider plant trailed its long white-green tendrils across the counter.
    • Chelsea plays with the tip of a spider plant, flicking it with her fingers.

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