Tuesday, December 10, 2013


Sansevieria or tongue -in-law is a genus of ornamental plants that are quite popular to decorate the inside of the house because this plant can grow in conditions that are less water and sunlight . Sansevieria has hard leaves , succulent , erect , with a pointed tip .
Sanseviera known as aloe plant because of the sharp in-law . Sanseviera not only as an ornamental plant , but also has the benefit to nourish hair , treat diabetes , hemorrhoids , to malignant cancer . While fiber is used as clothing material . In Japan , Sanseviera used to eliminate odors in the home furnishings space .
Compared to other plants , has a distinctive Sanseviera absorb toxic substances , such as carbon dioxide , benzene , formaldehyde , and trichlorethylene .

Sansevieria is divided into two types , namely the kind that grows extends upward to 50-75 cm size and the type of short leafy rosette circular in shape with a length of 8 cm and 3-6 cm wide . The group has a long tapered leaves like swords , and because of this there is a call Sansevieria plants as sword - traders .

The thick-leaved plants and succulent water content , so it drought resistant . But in damp or wet conditions , sansiviera can flourish .
Sansevieria leaf colors range from dark green , light green , green, gray, silver , white and yellow color combination of yellow or green . Motif grooves or lines contained in the leaves also vary , there are following the direction of the fiber leaf , irregular , and there is also a zig - zag .
The specialty is tongue -in-law has a high adaptability to the environment . NASA research in collaboration with ALCA have found evidence that these plants are naturally able to reduce the pollution .