corn plant

noun
any of several treelike tropical plants of the genus Draecena, especially D. fragrans massangeana, widely cultivated as a houseplant.
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Most of the corn plant is used for other products including protein, meal,
  syrup and corn oil.
Inside the church are an elaborately carved altar and a crucifix fashioned out
  of a ground paste made from the corn plant.
The silk is combined with other parts of the corn plant to be used as part of
  animal feed, silage, and fuels.
Corn smut is a fungus disease which appears as enlarged, malformed overgrowths
  on all parts of the corn plant.
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