|Chlorophytum comosum 'Vittatum'|
Chlorophytum comosum, usually called spider plant but also known as spider ivy, ribbon plant (a name it shares with Dracaena sanderiana), and hen and chickens is a species of evergreen perennial flowering plant. It is native to tropical and southern Africa, but has become naturalized in other parts of the world, including western Australia. Chlorophytum comosum is easy to grow as a houseplant; variegated forms are the most popular.
spider plant (plural spider plants)
- A green and white variegated evergreen perennial plant, (Chlorophytum comosum), grown as a houseplant