Sansevieria is a historically recognized genus of flowering plants, native to Africa, notably Madagascar, and southern Asia, now included in the genus Dracaena on the basis of molecular phylogenetic studies. Common names for the 70 or so species formerly placed in the genus include mother-in-law’s tongue, devil’s tongue, jinn’s tongue, bow string hemp, snake plant and snake tongue. In the APG III classification system, Dracaena is placed in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Nolinoideae (formerly the family Ruscaceae). It has also been placed in the former family Dracaenaceae.
- The plant exchanges oxygen and carbon dioxide using the crassulacean acid metabolism process, which allows them to withstand drought.
- NASA recommended air purifier plant, removing 4 of the 5 main toxins involved in the effects of sick building syndrome. However, its rate of filtration is too slow for practical indoor use
- Best plant for AC rooms, office desk, etc.
- Best indoor plant for low light condition.
- Popular houseplant with wavy cross stripes.
- You need to keep the plant in low medium light just out of direct sunlight
- You have to more careful in case of overwatering this plant
- Natural plant is best
- This plant soil must be kept moist all the time
- Always remove waste leaves from the plant time to time
- Low Maintenance