HyperDic: genus_sansevieria

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Sansevieria:
NOUNplantgenus SansevieriaOld World tropical herbaceous perennial of the agave family
English > genus Sansevieria: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningOld World tropical herbaceous perennial of the agave family; in some classifications considered a genus of Liliaceae.
Member ofAgavaceae, family Agavaceae, agave family, sisal familychiefly tropical and xerophytic plants
Memberssansevieria, bowstring hempGrown as a houseplant for its mottled fleshy sword-shaped leaves or as a source of fiber
Broaderliliid monocot genusgenus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
Spanishgenus sansevieria
Catalangenus sansevieria

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