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chlorophytum (ˌklɔːrəˈfaɪtəm)
Also called: spider plant any plant of the genus Chlorophytum, esp C. elatum variegatum, grown as a pot plant for its long narrow leaves with a light central stripe, and characterized by the production of offsets at the end of long scapes: family Liliaceae
[New Latin, from Greek chlōros green + phyton plant]

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