The Sansevieria belongs to the Agavaceae family. This species is native to the desert areas of Africa and Asia. This plant has managed to adapt to dry climates.
The Sansevieria is very easy to maintain. The plant has few demands in terms of light intensity and needs very little water.
The species has strong, mostly pointed leaves that grow upright. These can vary from dark green to grey-green, with stripes or yellow edges.