Please help to identify

hankeatAugust 14, 2014

I bought this tiny Sansevieria at a home improvement store. It looks like a S. francisii, but this one is branched. The two sansevierias are from the same stem. I hope someone can identify it.

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plantomaniac08(8)

I'm sorry to get your hopes up by replying (I don't know what you have there), I just wanted to ask which Home improvement store you purchased it from (if you don't mind answering) and say WOWZERS, those are some beautiful plants.

Planto

    Bookmark   August 14, 2014 at 1:25PM
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simplegreenguy

Looks like a type of Aloe .

    Bookmark   August 14, 2014 at 5:13PM
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hankeat

@ Planto: I live in Berlin, Germany. I bought from Hellweg.
@ simplegreenguy: It's definitely a Sansevieria, as I collect the plants.

    Bookmark   August 15, 2014 at 6:22AM
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plantomaniac08(8)

Yes, definitely a Sans.

Aww man, I'm in the states. I think Germany would be a bit far to go for a plant. Also, I don't think my Husband would understand me going there for just a plant either, lol (not that I'd be able to get it through customs anyway).

Planto

This post was edited by plantomaniac08 on Fri, Aug 15, 14 at 15:57

    Bookmark   August 15, 2014 at 3:56PM
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plantomaniac08(8)

hankeat,
I hope you're still around. Someone I know had a look at your plant in question and suggested it might be Sansevieria pinguicula, due to the look of the leaves and the spiked leaf tips.

Can you provide a picture of a side view of the plant? That would help confirming the ID.

Planto

    Bookmark   September 9, 2014 at 1:57PM
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Stush2049 Pitts. PA, zone 6

Could be a S. Ballyi. Too hard to tell.
Stush

    Bookmark   September 13, 2014 at 9:03AM
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roberto2

I copied the photo on the FB page "Sansevieria Lovers European Group" (biggest online group of Sans enthusiasts). The heavyweights agree : it is a juvenile form of S.francisii grown from leaf cuttings. Just wait some months and it will develop in a normal looking adult francisii.

    Bookmark   September 16, 2014 at 10:00AM
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