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This plant seems to change it appearances. Mine is young, but does seem to change. This is after one year.

The is an adult Sansevieria fischeri. Photo from Domnique Vercammen, Belgium.

Author: Wessel Marais, 1986
Origin:  Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Somalia
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  10 Centimetres
Height:  24 Centimetres
Flower:  White
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings/Rhizomes
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Buphane fischeri, Baker, 1898.
Dracaena singularis, Byng & Christenh.
Sansevieria singularis, N.E.Br.

This member of the Dracaenaceae family was given this name by Wessel Marais in 1986. It's found in Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Somalia,
growing in well-drained soil with some water and sun. The caudex will grow to ten centimetres, the leafs to 24 centimetres. The flowers are white, and it can be reproduced by dividing of the rhizomes and seeds.

The genera is named after Prince Raimond de Sansgrio de Sanseviero, 18th century patron of botanical expeditions. The species is named after Friedrich Ernst Ludwig Fischer, 19th century German-born Russian botanist and St Petersburg botanical garden.

*)Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG IV 2016, Dracaenaceae is now part of the Asparagaceae.

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