Devil's tongue, Jinn's tongue, Bow string hemp, Snake plant, Snake tongue(Eng.), Skoonma se tong(Afr.)
This striking plant is often seen as an indoor plant in colder climates or as specimen plants in desert gardens. There is great variation within the genus of more than 60 species. They range from succulent desert plants to thinner leafed tropical plants, that are usually stemless, xerophytic, rhizomatous evergreen perennials.