The Tortoise Club

Plant Name:

Spider Plant

Latin Name:

Chlorophytum comosum

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Chlorophytum comosum, usually called spider plant or common spider plant due to its spider-like look, also known as spider ivy, ribbon plant, and hen and chickens is a species of evergreen perennial flowering plant of the family Asparagaceae. This plant does contain fat and protein and should be fed in moderation.