sansevieria


san·se·vie·ria

noun \ˌsan(t)-sə-ˈvir-ē-ə\

Definition of SANSEVIERIA

:  any of a genus (Sansevieria) of tropical perennial herbs of the agave family with showy mottled sword-shaped leaves usually yielding a strong fiber

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Origin of SANSEVIERIA

New Latin, from Raimondo di Sangro, prince of San Severo †1774 Italian scholar
First Known Use: 1804

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