African Plant Database

Dianella ensifolia (L.) DC.
Family : Phormiaceae
Protologue : Liliac. 1: t. 1 (1802)
Information on the genus : Dianella
Basionym : Dracaena ensifolia L.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dracaena ensifolia L. (1767)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Anthericum adenanthera G. Forst. (1786)
=Dracaena nemorosa (Lam.) Steud.
=Dianella nemorosa Lam. (1786)
=Walleria paniculata Fritsch (1890)
=Dianella sandwicensis Hook. & Arn.
=Dianella ensata (Thunb. & Dallm.) R. Henderson
=Charlwoodia ensata (Thunb.) Göpp.
=Dracaena ensata Thunb. (1808)
=Phalangium adenanthera Poir. (1804)
=Dianella javanica Kunth (1850)
=Dianella mauritiana Blume (1827)
=Dianella montana Blume (1827)
=Dianella odorata Blume (1827)
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Mascarenes, Seychelles, Africa, Asia, Australasia/Pacific,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2001). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 12[3]: 99-101
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Record n°12204 modified 2009-07-23
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