Cactus and Tender Succulents forum: Sansevieria ID please?

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Name: Kristi
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pod
Nov 18, 2012 6:19 PM CST
This unusual Sans was shared with me a few years ago.

I've not been able to get a firm ID but am charmed by it.

The first photo shows the ribbing Thumb of 2012-11-19/pod/9fe18d
on the stalks. I see it has an old bloom stalk sticking out from the main body.

Thumb of 2012-11-19/pod/8da484

This second photo shows how it sends out runners to produce new plants.
The new plants also puts out heavy roots.



The third photo will show it is not a large plant.

Thumb of 2012-11-19/pod/099261

I have it in a 6" hanging pot. I hang it up high as the tips of these stalks have incredibly sharp points.

I (and the sweet gal that shared this with me) would love to know which Sans this is.
Be content moving inch by inch because, by days end, the inches, will add up to feet and yards.

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Name: Hetty
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Dutchlady1
Nov 18, 2012 7:15 PM CST
Not 100% sure but could be Sansevieria suffruticosa
Name: Carole
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SongofJoy
Nov 19, 2012 6:30 AM CST
Another possibility is S. phillipsiae ... or maybe S. malawai. Smiling
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Name: Carole
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SongofJoy
Nov 19, 2012 6:33 AM CST
Or S. hargesia Somalia. Smiling
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Name: Kristi
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pod
Nov 19, 2012 7:27 AM CST
All interesting suggestions ~ thank you both but none of those look quite right.

My photos don't quite illustrate how primitive this Sans looks.
It may be a cross of the above suggestions but it is closer to the harqesia Somalia than the rest.

And now I've got an urge to go Sansevieria shopping. lol
Be content moving inch by inch because, by days end, the inches, will add up to feet and yards.

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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Nov 19, 2012 7:36 AM CST
Some good photos for comparison here:

http://www.bobsmoleys.com/sans...

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Name: Ang
Bremerton, WA (Zone 7b)
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tikipod
Nov 20, 2012 9:28 PM CST
pod could it be Sansevieria cylindrica?
Name: Kristi
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Nov 20, 2012 10:05 PM CST
Hi! Yes, it is one of the cylindricas ~ perhaps I need to search in that direction.

I also have a Sans Francisii which is a lot smaller than this one but is similar to this plant. The tips of the leaves on both plants have a really sharp brown tip. The Francisii also puts out a runner for the new plant in the same manner that this one does. I just don't know... I've not seen one like it. My start was shared from the Oregon area.

I got lost in the BobSmoley link for a while. That is sure dangerous for me... lol
Be content moving inch by inch because, by days end, the inches, will add up to feet and yards.

Fulfilling ambitious objectives is usually done one step at a time.
Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Nov 21, 2012 4:53 AM CST
Hilarious! I know the feeling. nodding
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