EPPO Global Database

Sansevieria hyacinthoides(SAHGU)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SAHGU
  • Preferred name: Sansevieria hyacinthoides
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Druce

Notes

East Africa to South Africa


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Aloe hyacinthoides Linnaeus
Sansevieria grandis Hooker
Sansevieria guineensis (Linnaeus) Willdenow
Sansevieria thyrsiflora Thunberg

Common names
Name Language
African bowstring hemp English
iguanatail English (US)
snake plant English
afrikanischer Bogenhanf German
cocisa Spanish
lengua de chucho Spanish (BO)
lengua de vaca Spanish (BO)
espada-de-são-jorge Portuguese
lingua-de-sogra Portuguese