Dracaena trifasciata 'Laurentii'

COMMON NAME

Snake plant, Saint George's sword, mother-in-law's tongue

TYPE

Low Foliage

FAMILY

Asparagaceae

NOTES

Erect, fleshy, sharply-pointed, sword-shaped leaves are deep green with light gray-green horizontal stripes. Leaves rise stiffly in a rosette from a thick rhizome. Small, fragrant, greenish-white flowers bloom on mature plants in spring, followed by orange berries. Until 2017, it was known under the synonym Sansevieria trifasciata

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Tropical West Africa from Nigeria east to the Congo

NATIVE HABITAT

Native to rocky, dry habitats

WEB SOURCES

missouribotanicalgarden.org

wikipedia.org

llifle.com



Dracaena trifasciata