African Plant Database

Sansevieria braunii Engl. & K. Krause
Family : Dracaenaceae
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 153 (1910)
Notes : [=? S. longistyla]
Information on the genus : Sansevieria
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Acaulescent rhizomatous perennial; leaves rigid, coriaceous, lanceolate, 50-70x7-11 cm, green with few whitish bands or blotches, margins hard, red-brown; inflorescense 45 cm long, simple, cylindrical, peduncle reddish; raceme 15 cm Ø, dense; flowers white, pedicels short, tube c. 8,2 cm long, lobes 2,5-3 cm long.
Ecology : Woodland, in deep shade.
  See also below under S. kirkii. S. longistyla is perhaps a synonym (type localities very close). Retained as a distinct species by Mansfeld, 2013.
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Record n°14169 modified 2013-11-05
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