Synonyms of mother-in-law's tongue


1. mother-in-law's tongue, snake plant, Sansevieria trifasciata, sansevieria, bowstring hemp

usage: stemless plant having narrow rigid leaves often cultivated as a houseplant

2. dumb cane, mother-in-law plant, mother-in-law's tongue, Dieffenbachia sequine, arum, aroid

usage: an evergreen plant with large showy dark green leaves; contains a poison that swells the tongue and throat hence the name

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