sansevieria
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Raimondo di Sangro, prince of San Severo died 1774 Italian scholar Date: 1804 any of a genus (Sansevieria) of tropical perennial herbs of the agave family with showy mottled sword-shaped leaves usually yielding a strong fiber

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