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Sansevieria sp., Mother-in-law's Tongue, Devil's Tongue, Jinn's Tongue, Bow String Hemp, Snake Plant

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Sansevieria sp.
Family: Asparagaceae   (Formerly:Dracaenaceae / Liliaceae / Agavaceae)
Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Mother-in-law's Tongue, Devil's Tongue, Jinn's Tongue, Bow String Hemp, Snake Plant
Origin: Africa
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliageThorny or spiny

All species can be divided into one of two basic categories based on their leaves: hard leaved and soft leaved species. Typically, hard leaved Sansevieria originate from arid climates, while the soft leaved species originate from tropical and subtropical regions.


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