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||BOOK! The Sansevieria Trifasciata Varieties by B. Juan Chahinian
||2 brand new and one slightly used. Prices on application.
||Sansevieria 'African Dawn'
||Related to S. aubrytiana but with leaves so densely mottled to appear whitish-green with thin green lines. The leaf has a pink blush spreading from the base upwards.
||HBG Lavranos Somalia. Very dwarf with elliptical leaves in rosettes with distinct black cross-banding. Slow.
||An interesting Chahinian cross between S. fischeri and the spoon-leaf sansevieria Lav.5949 from Mozambique. The leaves are grey-green, thick, spoon-shaped and with markings as in S. fischeri. Compact. Inflorescence intermediate.
||Sansevieria 'Black Scimitar'
||ES 7212 Thick black-green leaves and capitate flowers
||Sansevieria 'Blue Kew'
||Short glaucous leaves. Forms a short stem. Sometimes possible.
||Compact growing hybrid of S. cylindriva v.patula.
||Sansevieria 'Doris Pfennig'
||A hybrid of hargeisana x pinguicula named in honour of the wife of its creator. More cold tolerant than S. pinguicula. Leaves are thick and slightly recurved ending in a very sharp point. Offsets by stolons which root down easily like S. pinguicula. Not fast growing. Flower stem short and branching.
||Sansevieria 'Druid Hill'
||A Jankalski hybrid that looks like a parva with thick leaves and lighter cross-banding. Attractive. Limited.
||R2263. Leathery glaucous leaves. Very slow growing, so available occasionally
||Sansevieria 'Ed Eby' (patens)
||Very dark green stiff pointed leaves with distinctive grooves down the sides. Young plants have recurved leaves. Not too big.
||FKH 424 Very attractive plant with dramatic glossy green leaves with grey-white mottling, rough on the underside. Nice flowers too.
||Sansevieria 'Kariba Bat'
||Very wide leaves on this clone.
||Recently described form from Kitonga Gorge, Tanzania with deep green, grooved, recurved leaves in a rosette. Related to S. phillipsiae but with a unique thorn which develops at the top end of the groove on the upper side of the leaf as the leaf matures. Offsets by stolons.
||Thick deep green leaves and extremely long flower tubes. New to cultivation. Comes from the Congo.
||Sansevieria 'Las Anod'
||Like Sa 205 but leaves are a glaucous blue and the plant gets bigger. Limited.
||Collected by Lavranos probably in Somalia and probably related to S. hargeisana
||From Somalia. Looks like a hybrid of S. pinguicula and S. arborescens! Leaves are short, thick and sharply pointed, somewhat glaucous especially when young. Forms a short stem covered with leaves. A little slow. Limited.
||Sansevieria 'Leopard Bat'
||A natural hybrid, probably of S. fischeri and S. kirkii. Leaves are very thick and
||Sansevieria 'Malawi Bat'
||Very attractive. Leaves are bat-shaped but taller and more rounded, light green with very dark green longitudinal stripes. Slow. Limited. Two clones
||Sansevieria 'Malawi Midnight'
||Deep green wide leaves without markings. Comes from Monkey Bay, Malawi. A little cold sensitive.
||Sansevieria 'Midnight Star'
||An impressive plant with narrow, semi-cylindrical, dark green leaves with a reddish edge. A hybrid of unknown origin.
||Sansevieria 'Pare Mountains'
||A giant plant with stiff pale green leaves with darker cross banding. Recently rediscovered in Northern Tanzania.
||Sansevieria 'Pink Bat'
||Attractive small growing plant related to S.hallii but with pinkish green leaves. Very limited.
||Sansevieria 'Silver Blue'
||Very special form from Mbeya Province, Tanzania with exceptionally thick leaves, blue-grey in colour and with darker longitudinal lines and mottling. Very beautiful. Limited.
||Extremely attractive compact plant with deep bluish-green leaves with red edges, changing to dark green with age.
||Sansevieria 'Sudwalla Caves'
||Distinctive plant with arching leaves on a petiole forming a rosette. The leaf base is wine red spreading up to the base of the leaf which is pale green with whitish blotches, sometimes also with pink tinges. Flower stem also reddish-purple.
||Special form, often called kirkii 'Superclone' with leaves generally more upright than the normal species, also taller and thicker. Very glaucous, light whitish-grey with a somewhat wavy brown edge. Very attractive.
||Sansevieria 'Tom Grumbley'
||Recently described naturally occurring form related to S. suffruticosa but small in size and a very pale whitish-green with pale green indistinct cross-banding giving it a unique and attractive appearance. Offsets by stolons and will eventually form a clump.
||From Somalia. Stout dark green sharply pointed leaves in a spiral. Probably a new species
||Ethiopia, probably a large form of abyssinica, seedlings
||Probably the hardiest sansevieria tolerating low temperatures. Stubby leaves attractively marked with cross-banding. Glaucous when young. South Africa.
||Sansevieria aethiopica DT4844 Graf Reinet
||Extra glaucous form. New growth is really blue. Limited.
||Grows like S. dumetescens forming clumps eventually, but it is smaller and the leaves are narrow and very sharply pointed. Impressive!
||Thin cylindrical leaves, tall but stiff in good light conditions, sometimes has kinks. New growth has a purple sheath at the base. Madagascar.
||Also known as S. humbertiana. Small rosettes of pointed banded leaves producing new growths on runners. Will form a nice group.
||Wide leaf form
||Dark puplish-green leaves with white blotches and striations
||PF20 Diminutive plant with short, smooth, cylindrical leaves which grow individually from the rhizome. Compact.
||Dwarf form. Leaves are about a third shorter than the regular plant. Good for limited space.
||Hardy 19879 Form from Lake Sibaya, S.Mozambique which has paler green leaves with an orange petiole. Attractive.
||Dwarf spoon-leaf from Mozambique, Lav.5933. Maximum height about 10cm. Forms a clump. Ideal for a hanging basket.
||The classic spoon-leaf, leaves dark-green with a distinct petiole and shoulder, and paler green edge. Large flowers too! Lav.5949
||GLF-75. A Glass & Foster collection. Leaves almost without markings. Attractive.
||'Blue form' Leaves dark bluish-green. Attractive.
||Tall plant with emerald green leaves with a glaucous covering, and orange-brown edges. A Morgenstern collection.
||Stiff pointed grey-green leaves, rough to the touch, and grooved. A winter flowerer. Makes a dramatic clump in time. Seedlings
||Sansevieria dooneri dwarf
||A diminutive form, usually no more than 10cm tall. Young growth is grass-like.
||Eventually forms stems over a metre high with spiky, somewhat drooping leaves. Forms striking clumps with branching inflorescence.
||Sansevieria ehrenbergii 'Salaf'
||Propagations from various collections from Oman and Yemen. Dramatic spear-like leaves, very thick and hard, channelled and in a fan-like formation initially. The flowers are borne on a tall branching stem. One of the most attractive Sansevierias. Very limited. Slow.
||HBG 22830. Low-growing with dark green elliptical shaped leaves. Attractive and compact.
||Also known as schweinfurthii. Very dark green leaves, smooth, stiff and upright, ending in a blunt tip. Attractive and friendly.. collected in Djibouti
||Sansevieria ES 14026
||Eyl, Somalia. Dwarf plant similar to 'angustior'
||Sansevieria ES 15965
||Somalia, west of Garoe. Leaves like sandpaper.
||Sansevieria ES 20849
||The first Specks collection from Mafinga. Thick bluish leaves.
||Sansevieria ES 21178
||Long dark green leaves with darker mottling
||Sansevieria ES 22410
||Formerly known as singularis. Young plants have strongly marked leaves in a rosette but with age develop cylindrical leaves. Flowers at ground level.
||FN04261 Maktou, Kenya. A form with thick stubby leaves which are highly marked.
||Arabian species with deep blue-green leaves with a reddish edge. Beautiful! Flowers freely. Several clones available from collections in Yemen.
||Otherwise known as the hedgehog sansevieria
||Otherwise known as 'Baseball Bat'. The leaves are bat-shaped, dark green, with a brown edge. Flowers low to the ground.
||R881 from South of Save River, Zimbabwe. A bit smaller than the regular type. Limited
||Sansevieria hallii 'Blue Bat'
||Very special form. Leaves are somewhat narrower and of a deep blue-green colour without markings, and a reddish-brown edge. Flowers close to the ground relatively freely.
||Sansevieria hallii 'Lundi Bat'
||Diminutive form, and slow growing.
||Sansevieria hallii 'Striated'
||'Variegated Baseball Bat' with yellow striations. A bit smaller and slower than the normal green type.
||Lav.61013 and La. 7282 from Somalia. Small growing with very dark green leaves, semi-cylindrical, rough, in a rosette. Limited.
||Newly described species from Zimbabwe. Leaves are bat-shaped but much shorter and thicker, bluish-green to mid-green, grooved, close to the ground. Flowers at ground level. Extremely slow. Limited. Collected at Fikizola Crossing, Zimbabwe.
||Sansevieria hybrid 'Blue'
||An attractive form that has leaves of a glaucous grey-green colour with dark cross-banding. Limited.
||Otherwise known as S. volkensii. Leaves narrow and stick-like, very rough, compact.
||Sansevieria kirkii v.kirkii
||Leaves upright but later spreading. Thick, somewhat wavy, deep green with darker mottling.
||Sansevieria kirkii v.pulchra
||Low-growing with leaves wavy at the edges and metallic grey-green with black mottling. Stunning.
||Sansevieria kirkii v.pulchra 'Coppertone'
||Leaves are stiff and copper coloured with darker blackish markings. Looks like they were produced by a skilled metalworker.
||Sansevieria kirkii v.pulchra 'Metallic Silver'
||Extra silver form recently introduced.
||Sansevieria kirkii v.pulchra 'Striated'
||Beautiful variegated form. Very slow growing. Sometimes available.
||Newly described species with dark green vertical lines
||Formerly known as 'Mason Congo'. Leaves are almost circular, paddle-shaped, deep green with extensive greyish mottling and a wine-red sheath at the base of new growth. Will eventually get very large but needs time and space to do so.
||Sansevieria masoniana 'Marginated'
||A form with pale yellow variegation at the leaf edges and sometimes elsewhere. Limited.
||Sansevieria metallica 'Siam Silver'
||Leaves are full size and so densely striped with white as to almost obscure the green. Very attractive. Very limited
||Sansevieria metallica 'White Striped Giant'
||Grows tall. Leaves broad and with white striations throughout.
||Sansevieria parva 'Gilt Edge'
||Looks like the edges have been painted with gold leaf!
||Sansevieria parva 'White Variegated'
||Much slower growing than the other forms. Variegation is white and almost covers the leaves. The most attractive parva form. Limited.
||Produce a very stout fan of mid-green leaves, tall, thick, rigid, spear-like. Impressive.
||seedlings, Mt. Muruwere, Jondola district, Mozambique
||Sansevieria pedicillata 'Chimanimani Mountains'
||Collected in the remote border area of Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Leaves are tall, wide and lime-green almost without markings, and a reddish edge. Very attractive and unusual. Limited.
||Sansevieria pedicillata 'Chipinge'
||Similar to 'Chimanimani Mountains' but a little darker green.
||The true S. perrotii with v-shaped leaves which form a highly recurved fan as they mature.
||Newly described species from Angola producing fans of thick glaucous leaves. Very limited.
||Smooth, dark green, semi-cylindrical leaves in a spiralled rosette, bluish-green with some cross-banding when young. Offsets to produce a group.
||The sansevieria that grows on stilts! Sharp pointed leaves. Needs warmth.
||Stouter leaves than S. arborescens. Make nice plants.
||newly described plant from Kenya
||Sansevieria raffilii v. glauca
||An attractive clone of this Kenyan species which produces leaves singly from the root. Leaves are glaucous with dark mottling. Flowers regularly sometimes from the root!
||plants from seed 3-4 years old, parent came as ehrenbergii, Kenya
||The true robusta forming a fan of long thin green leaves sometimes slightly glaucous. Will get very big eventually. Impressive.
||Distinctive fan of blue-grey leaves ending in a sharp reddish-brown point. Very slow. Limited.
||Slow growing Indian species with thick recurved leaves, distinctly marked with dark cross-banding. Clones from Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, India
||Recently described from Zimbabwe. Leaves are scimitar shaped, extremely thick and rigid, mid to dark green with a hard brown edge, grooved, smooth, eventually forming clumps. Very slow growing. Two Richards clones available. Limited.
||Recently described species from Monkey Bay, Malawi. Leaves are thick, upright and cylindrical, with a groove running the length. Flower close to the ground. Very slow growing. Very limited.
||Sansevieria sinus-simiorum x scimitariformis
||seedlings, hand-pollinated. About 3 years old but still juvenile form
||Mature leaves are cylindrical with a narrow groove, grey-green with lighter cross-banding. Leaves on young plants may be flatter and highly marked. In time grows big and leaves get very thick. Flowers a pom-pom on a short stem.
||Sansevieria subspicata 'Variegated'
||Dark green spoon-shaped leaves with copious striations of white. Will clump in time.
||ZW K119 Dwarf form collected in Kenya
||Sansevieria suffruticosa 'Frosty Spears'
||Leaves very pale whitish-green with dark green cross-banding. Clumps in time. Three clones including Bailes and Bally 12362.
||Sansevieria trifasciata 'Mein Liebling'
||Tall leaves, rather thicker than usual, dark green with greyish cross-banding, the edges banded with lighter green. Limited.
||Sansevieria trifasciata 'Morgenstern's Futura Aurea'
||Medium size narrow leaves, green with yellow banding at the edges, all overlaid with a silvery layer. Very attractive. Limited.
||Sansevieria trifasciata 'Slimmerette'
||Tall narrow leaves, pale green with whitish cross-banding. Makes an attractive clump.
||Sansevieria trifasciata 'Sunshine'
||Dramatic leaves with very strong cross-banding and centre-leaf variegation. Needs good light to fully develop the colours.
||Sansevieria trifasciata 'Wagner's Gold'
||Tall wide leaves with variegation consisting of random striations, with greyish cross-banding. Each leaf is different!
||Sansevieria x itumea
||Tana River Kenya. Small plant, possibly a natural hybrid