Sansevieria trifasciata

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Snake Plant
Sansevieria trifasciata in flower
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Ruscaceae Agavaceae
Genus: Sansevieria
Species: S. trifasciata
Binomial name
Sansevieria trifasciata
Prain., 1903

Sansevieria trifasciata (also known as "Mother-in-law's tongue" or the "snake plant") is a plant that can grow in many places. It is a desert plant from dry Africa. It is a succulent that stores water in its very thick, tough leaves. That means that it does not need to be watered every day. It does not need sunlight to grow and can stay in the same pot for many years. This plant grows better with less water than more water.

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