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Sansevieria Hyacinthoides is a flowering succulent that is used as an ornamental plant. This hardy plant is also grown for medicinal and spiritual benefits in some parts of the world. The leaves and roots of this plant make traditional herbal medicines for treating ear infections, hemorrhoids and skin ulcers. Pharmacological research suggests that S. hyacinthoides plant extracts possess antibacterial, antifungal, and antioxidant properties.
This hardy Sansevieria is also cultivated as a fiber crop in tropical regions. Its leaves produce high quality fiber that is used for making clothes, nets, mats etc.
Like most snake plants, it a very easy to cultivate and hard-to-kill plant. It has an ability to absorb some airborne toxins and produce oxygen at night.
Sansevieria Hyacinthoides belongs to the genus Dracaena of the Asparagaceae family.
- Dracaena Hyacinthoides (L.) Mabb.
- Aletris Guineensis (L.) Jacq
- Aletris Hyacinthoides
- Aloe Hyacinthoides L.
- Cordyline Guineensis (Willd.) Britton
- Aloe Guineensis L.
- Sansevieria Angustiflora Lindb.
- S. Guineensis (L.) Willd
- Sansevieria Thyrsiflora (Petagna) Thunb.