African Plant Database

Sansevieria perrotii Warb.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Protologue : Tropenfl., 5(4): 191 (1901)
Notes : [Put in synonymy under S. robusta N. E. Br. by Mwachala & Mbugua, Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Dracaen.: 36, 2007.]
Information on the genus : Sansevieria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sansevieria zanzibarica Gérôme & Labroy
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : The description given by Warburg reads as follows (abridged): Stem 5 mm Ø, stoloniferous; leaves distichous, 1,75 m long, 8 cm wide at base, narrowing upwards, c. 0,8 cm wide near apex, apex shortly acuminate, deeply concave, margins red; abaxial surface light reddish in fresh state, adaxial surface whitish; inflorescence paniculate, 1,2 m tall, lateral branches branched again; bracts small, caducous; flowers to 1,5 cm long, 2 mm wide, base cylindrical, 6 mm (not 6 cm) long; lobes linear, 9x2 mm; filaments 8 mm long; berry white when dried, pulp white.
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Record n°14208 modified 2013-12-04
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