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Common Name: Mother In Laws Tongue, Snake Plant      Latin Name: Sansevieria trifasciata      Size: 1 (min) to 3 (max)
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Sansevieria trifasciata
Origin: Africa
Maximum Height: 3 feet

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Category: Perennial
Family: Asparagaceae
Genus: Sansevieria
species: trifasciata
Origin: Africa
Size: 1 (min) to 3 (max)
Size Description:
Notes: Excellent plant for improving indoor air quality. Frequently used as an indoor plant in cold climates. Can be grown outdoors in tropical climates
Characteristics: star rating Dry Soil Tolerant
Availability:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingHigh Availability
Part Shade Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingPerforms WellSee other plants that like part shade.
Deep Shade Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingPerforms WellSee other plants that like deep shade.
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Plant Images and Specimens
Picture of
Huerto del Cura, Diciembre 2017
Location: Alicante, Spain

Picture of
Huerto del Cura, Diciembre 2017
Location: Alicante, Spain

Location: South America: Chile, Peru, Ecuador Santiago, Chile
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 9.748288516666670 Longitude: -84.587159866666700] Specimen: 2487
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Sansiveria trifasciata in an outdoor planting
Location: Pura Vida Gardens, Costa Rica
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: December 2012
Sansevieria trifasciata PuraVidaSansiveriaTrifasciata2.JPG
Sansiveria trifasciata in an outdoor planting
Location: Pura Vida Gardens, Costa Rica
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: December 2012
Location: South America: Chile, Peru, Ecuador Santiago, Chile
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 9.749730383333330 Longitude: -84.587595083333300] Specimen: 2497
Sansevieria trifasciata PuraVidaSansiveriaTrifasciata2_1.JPG
Sansiveria trifasciata in an outdoor planting
Location: Pura Vida Gardens, Costa Rica
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: December 2012
Sansevieria trifasciata PuraVidaSansiveriaTrifasciata2_2.JPG
Sansiveria trifasciata in an outdoor planting
Location: Pura Vida Gardens, Costa Rica
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: December 2012
Sansevieria trifasciata PuraVidaSansiveriaTrifasciata2_3.JPG
Sansiveria trifasciata in an outdoor planting
Location: Pura Vida Gardens, Costa Rica
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: December 2012
Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens Napier and Holland Road
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 1.319595610000000 Longitude: 103.815213570000000] Specimen: 6134
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Location: singapore

Location: Indonesia
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: -8.374912800000000 Longitude: 115.451048820000000] Specimen: 6225
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56tty69
Location: indonesia

Location: Indonesia
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: -8.374789240000000 Longitude: 115.451305160000000] Specimen: 6226
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56tty69
Location: indonesia

Location: Malaysia
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 2.984515700000000 Longitude: 101.336383360000000] Specimen: 6237
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Location: pewter

Location: Malaysia
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 5.437900200000000 Longitude: 100.290687020000000] Specimen: 6239
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Location: penang malaysia

Location: Khao Phra Thaeo National Park Phuket
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 7.867871850000000 Longitude: 98.350980600000000] Specimen: 6350
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Location: phuket

Location: Khao Phra Thaeo National Park Phuket
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 7.867605920000000 Longitude: 98.350892680000000] Specimen: 6352
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Location: phuket

Location: San Jose, Costa Rica San Jose NONE Costa Rica
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 9.814845740000000 Longitude: -84.655667500000000] Specimen: 8192
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Location: San Jose, Costa Rica

Sansevieria trifasciata plantplacesimage20151211_144520.jpg
Location: San Jose, Costa Rica

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: -22.950867520000000 Longitude: -43.163644390000000] Specimen: 8292
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: -22.949179810000000 Longitude: -43.156220190000000] Specimen: 8297
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sugar loaf
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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sugar loaf
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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sugar loaf
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Location: Alicante, Spain
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.264256280000000 Longitude: -0.691221840000000] Specimen: 11202
Location: Nha Trang, Vietnam
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 12.265316500000000 Longitude: 109.195608900000000] Specimen: 11535
Sansevieria trifasciata plantplacesimage20181216_122654.jpg
December 2018
Location: Nha Trang, Vietnam

Sansevieria trifasciata plantplacesimage20181216_122706.jpg
December 2018
Location: Nha Trang, Vietnam

Sansevieria trifasciata plantplacesimage20181216_122716.jpg
December 2018
Location: Nha Trang, Vietnam

Location: Nha Trang, Vietnam
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 12.250191200000000 Longitude: 109.180151800000000] Specimen: 11544
Sansevieria trifasciata plantplacesimage20181216_145550.jpg
December 2018
Location: Nha Trang, Vietnam

Location: Nha Trang, Vietnam
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 12.250552700000000 Longitude: 109.180338500000000] Specimen: 11547
Sansevieria trifasciata plantplacesimage20181216_150255.jpg
December 2018
Location: Nha Trang, Vietnam

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