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View USF Tampa Plant Record: Sansevieria hyacinthoides

Scientific Name Sansevieria hyacinthoides
Common Name Mother-in-law tongue
Family Ruscaceae
Info "Sansevieria is a genus of about 70 species of flowering plants, whose common names include mother-in-law's tongue, devil's tongue, jinn's tongue, bow string hemp, snake plant and snake tongue. The flowers are greenish-white, produced on a simple or branched raceme. The fruit is a red or orange berry. In nature, Sansevieria flowers are pollinated by moths, but both flowering and fruiting is erratic and few seeds are produced.["
Found By "Douglas Franz, Angel Aquino"
Date Found 2/7/2013
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