^ This is a mini variety of Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Golden Hahnii’ [Golden Birdnest Sansevieria].
It is commonly called the snake plant, because of the shape of its leaves, or mother-in-law’s tongue because of their sharpness. In China, it is known as hǔwěilán [虎尾兰, tiger’s tail orchid]. In Japan, it is also called tiger’s tail [とらのお]. In Brazil it is commonly known as espada de São Jorge [sword of Saint George]. In Turkey it is known as Paşa Kılıcı [pasha sword]. In Nigeria it is commonly linked with Ogoun, the Orisha of war, and is used in rituals to remove the evil eye, as a protective charm against evil or bewitchment.