African Plant Database

Sansevieria erythraeae Mattei
Family : Dracaenaceae
Protologue : Boll. Stud. Inform. Reale Giardino Colon 4: 170 (1918)
Information on the genus : Sansevieria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sansevieria schweinfurthii Täckh. & Drar (1954)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stemless herb, growing in patches; leaves 6-8, irregularly arranged, cylindrical, pointed, erect, smooth, 40-50 cm long, with a channel above and 5 furrows or grooves on lower face; raceme leafy, dense, as tall as the leaves; flowers white, in clusters of 3-5; pedicel 7-8 mm long, slender; tube 5-7 mm long; lobes linear, revolute, subobtuse, > 7 mm; fruit unknown.
Ecology : River sides in semi-arid areas; 1200-2100 m alt.
  Belonging to the S. cylindrica group (Sansevieria 22: 5, 7-8, 2010).
  Probably also in Sudan.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 14181
Record n°14181
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