African Plant Database


Sansevieria Thunb.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Family (APGIII) : ASPARAGACEAE
Protologue : Prodr. Pl. Cap. 1: 12, 65 (1794)
 
Species
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sanseviera Willd. (1799)

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 66, 295
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1997). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Gamopétales: Ericaceae à Lamiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 604

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • CHAHINIAN, B. J. (1997). Sansevieria touring Zimbabwe. Excelsa 18: 195-205.
  • CHAHINIAN, B. J. (2001). In praise of Sansevieria. Sansevieria J. 1: 14-16.
  • NEWTON, L. E. (2001). How many Sansevieria species are there ? Sansevieria J. : xxx
  • NEWTON, L. E. (2002). The generic name Sansevieria. Sansevieria J. 5: 6-7
  • NOLTEE, F. (2003). Sansevieria. Piante Grasse 23(3): 92-99.
  • JANKALSKI, S. (2003). Sansevieria versus Dracaena. Sansevieria J. 8: 17-18.
  • LA CROIX, I. (2004). Sansevieria and the Flora Zambesiaca. Sansevieria J. 10: 19-20.
  • VRSKOVY, B. (2006). Sansevierias in the wild. Sansevieria J. 14: 17-22.
  • NEWTON, L. E. (2006). The inflorescence in the genus Sansevieria. Sansevieria J. 15: 15-16.
  • BUTLER, A. (2007). Four new sansevierias. Sansevieria J. 17: 3-6.
  • VRSKOVY, B. (2007). Some sansevierias of Kenya. Sansevieria J. 16: 21-25.
  • CARLQUIST, S. & E. L. SCHNEIDER (2007). Origins and nature of vessels in monocotyledons. 9. Sansevieria. S. African J. Bot. 73: 196-203.
  • JANKALSKI, S. (2007). Notes on the Sansevieria suffruticosa group. Sansevieria J. 17: 7-13.
  • JANKALSKI, S. (2009). The Sansevieria inflorescence and new sections proposed. Sansevieria J. 19: 8-10.
  • BUTLER, A. (2009). The Somali Sansevieria puzzle. Sansevieria J. 21: 3-7.
  • SCHWERDTFEGER, M. (2009). Die Faszination der Sansevierien. Kakteen Sukk. 60: 239-246.
  • NEWTON, L. E. (2009). Elephants like sansevierias ! Sansevieria J. 20: 8-10.
  • NEWTON, L. E. (2010). Thoughts on the Sansevieria inflorescence. Sansevieria J. 24: 7-10.
  • JAARSVELD, E. VAN (2010). Hunting Sansevieria in southern Angola. Sansevieria J. 23: 3-12.
  • GONZÁLEZ GORTÁZAR, F. (2010). Two intriguing Sansevierias. Sansevieria J. 24: 11-16.
  • Dobignard, A. & C. Chatelain (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du Nord. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques Ville de Genève. hors-série. 1: 94
  • BUTLER, A. (2012). More sansevierias from Tanzania. Sansevieria J. 27: 23-28.
  • CHAHINIAN, [B.] J. (2012). The names of Sansevierias Part 1: Sansevieria species. Sansevieria 26: 19-22 (a); idem Part 2: Sansevieria cultivars. ibid. 27: 18-22 (b Sansevieria J. 26: 19-22
  • BUTLER, A. (2012). Sansevieria mysteries. Sansevieria J. 26: 23-28.
  • GLAVICH, T. (2013). Beginner’s guide to Sansevieria. To The Point 85/3: 54-59
  • MANSFELD, P.A: (2013). Neugliederung der Gattung Sansevieria (Asparagaceae Kakteen Sukk. : 64: 35-38.

Bibliography other :
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 8: 228 (2014)
 
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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 194595
 
Record n°194595 modified 2008-12-27
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