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Also known as : Snake Tongue, Bow string hemp, Devil's tongue
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Sansevieria kirkii 'Silver Blue'
Star sansevieria 'Silver Blue'
Star sansevieria 'Silver Blue' is distinguishable from other Sansevieria species because of its thick, silvery-blue leaves that are intricately detailed with lines and splotches. This cultivar isn't confirmed to be related to Sansevieria kirkii, so its parent plant is ambiguous. Its name, "Silver Blue," was simply given because of the plant's appearance.
Sansevieria trifasciata 'Silver Flame'
Snake plant 'Silver Flame'
The Snake plant snake plant 'Silver Flame' is a hardy indoor plant that will clean your air by absorbing toxins such as formaldehyde, benzene, and more. Its tall, silvery-green leaves with dark green edges make it an elegant addition to any room.
Sansevieria trifasciata 'Hahnii'
Snake plant 'Hahnii'
A cultivar of Snake plant, snake plant 'Hahnii' is often referred to as the "bird's nest sansevieria" for its evocative shape and splayed leaf structure. The dark mottling upon the green leaves is standard for this cultivar and thought to add to its beauty.
Sansevieria trifasciata
Snake plant
Snake plant can be considered a houseplant and an architectural display due to its sword-like leaves with bold striping patterns, which are distinctive and eye-catching. However, use caution with this plant because it is poisonous when ingested and can cause nausea, vomiting, and even swelling of the throat and tongue.
Sansevieria kirkii
Star sansevieria
The star sansevieria (Sansevieria kirkii) is a low growing cousin of the wildly popular upright houseplant many refer to as the Snake Plant. Native to Tanzania's arid regions, it requires very little water and will close its microscopic pores during the day to help preserve the water it has internally.
Sansevieria trifasciata var. laurentii
Variegated snake plant
Variegated snake plant is one of the tallest Sansevieria varieties – it can grow 1.2 m tall. Like all Snake plants, this variety is a marvelous choice for beginner gardeners as it is nearly impossible to kill! It can tolerate dry air, fluctuating temperatures, and will be quite forgiving if you forget to water it. It can be mildly toxic to your dog and cat, so do not let them snack on your plants!
Sansevieria pinguicula
Walking sansevieria
The scientific name of this bizarre plant, Sansevieria pinguicula, is attributed to the leaves' shape; the Latin "pinguis" means "fat." The walking sansevieria gets its common name because it produces aerial shoots followed by stilt-like rooting, resulting in a plant that appears to be walking away from its parent.
Sansevieria masoniana
Mason congo
Mason congo (Sansevieria masoniana) is a plant species native to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mason congo is also called the Whale Fin Snake Plant for its wide leaves. This species is often cultivated as a succulent houseplant and grown in pots.
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Semele
Semele
Semele is a genus of flowering plants native to the Canary Islands and Madeira. Three species are recognized.
Dipcadi
Dipcadi
It is widely distributed occurring in southern Europe most of Africa and the Middle East through to the Indian subcontinent. Species of dipcadi grow from small bulbs. The solitary flower stem (scape) bears a loose raceme of green or brown flowers sometimes with different colours at the tips of the three inner tepals. The black seeds are in the shape of a disc or a flattened globe. As of spring 2013 the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families recognized 41 species and one hybrid.
Eustrephus
Eustrephus
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Barnardia
Barnardia
Barnardia is a small genus of bulbous flowering plants. Plants of barnardia grow from bulbs. The flowers appear in the autumn and are borne in a dense raceme containing small narrow bracts. Individual flowers are star-shaped, small, and with pink or more rarely white tepals. The elongated seeds are dark brown in colour. The genus has two species, one found in the Balearic Islands and north-west Africa, the other in East Asia.
Bowiea
Bowiea
Bowiea genus contains only one species: Bowiea volubilis, sometimes called the climbing onion. An odd-looking plant, this succulent perennial has a large, onion-like bulb that grows half-buried in the ground. It goes dormant during winter and develops new twining stems. It is often grown as an ornamental plant. In nature, bowiea grow in desert areas of eastern and southern Africa.
Thysanotus
Fringe-lily
Fringe-lily is a genus of perennial herbs in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Lomandroideae. They are mostly native to Australia with 45 of the 50 known species occurring in Western Australia alone, although a few species range northward into New Guinea and Southeast Asia as far north as southern China.
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Scientific Classification of Snake plants

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Sansevieria kirkii 'Silver Blue'
Star sansevieria 'Silver Blue'
Star sansevieria 'Silver Blue' is distinguishable from other Sansevieria species because of its thick, silvery-blue leaves that are intricately detailed with lines and splotches. This cultivar isn't confirmed to be related to Sansevieria kirkii, so its parent plant is ambiguous. Its name, "Silver Blue," was simply given because of the plant's appearance.
Sansevieria trifasciata 'Silver Flame'
Snake plant 'Silver Flame'
The Snake plant snake plant 'Silver Flame' is a hardy indoor plant that will clean your air by absorbing toxins such as formaldehyde, benzene, and more. Its tall, silvery-green leaves with dark green edges make it an elegant addition to any room.
Sansevieria trifasciata 'Hahnii'
Snake plant 'Hahnii'
A cultivar of Snake plant, snake plant 'Hahnii' is often referred to as the "bird's nest sansevieria" for its evocative shape and splayed leaf structure. The dark mottling upon the green leaves is standard for this cultivar and thought to add to its beauty.
Sansevieria trifasciata
Snake plant
Snake plant can be considered a houseplant and an architectural display due to its sword-like leaves with bold striping patterns, which are distinctive and eye-catching. However, use caution with this plant because it is poisonous when ingested and can cause nausea, vomiting, and even swelling of the throat and tongue.
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Semele
Semele
Semele is a genus of flowering plants native to the Canary Islands and Madeira. Three species are recognized.
Dipcadi
Dipcadi
It is widely distributed occurring in southern Europe most of Africa and the Middle East through to the Indian subcontinent. Species of dipcadi grow from small bulbs. The solitary flower stem (scape) bears a loose raceme of green or brown flowers sometimes with different colours at the tips of the three inner tepals. The black seeds are in the shape of a disc or a flattened globe. As of spring 2013 the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families recognized 41 species and one hybrid.
Eustrephus
Eustrephus
Arthropodium
Rock lily
Barnardia
Barnardia
Barnardia is a small genus of bulbous flowering plants. Plants of barnardia grow from bulbs. The flowers appear in the autumn and are borne in a dense raceme containing small narrow bracts. Individual flowers are star-shaped, small, and with pink or more rarely white tepals. The elongated seeds are dark brown in colour. The genus has two species, one found in the Balearic Islands and north-west Africa, the other in East Asia.
Bowiea
Bowiea
Bowiea genus contains only one species: Bowiea volubilis, sometimes called the climbing onion. An odd-looking plant, this succulent perennial has a large, onion-like bulb that grows half-buried in the ground. It goes dormant during winter and develops new twining stems. It is often grown as an ornamental plant. In nature, bowiea grow in desert areas of eastern and southern Africa.
Thysanotus
Fringe-lily
Fringe-lily is a genus of perennial herbs in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Lomandroideae. They are mostly native to Australia with 45 of the 50 known species occurring in Western Australia alone, although a few species range northward into New Guinea and Southeast Asia as far north as southern China.
Pseudogaltonia
Pseudogaltonia
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