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Sansevieria sordida N.E. Br.
Famille : Dracaenaceae
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 214 (1915)
Informations sur le genre : Sansevieria
Statuts nomenclatural : statut incertain
Statut pour TA : accepté (présent)
Ecologie et distribution
Afr. Trop.
Biologie : Rhizomatous herb, stemless or stem to 5 cm long, 2,6 cm Ø, concealed in imbricating leaf-bases; leaves distichous, 4-12, slightly spreading fanwise, straight to slightly recurved, slightly compressed-cylindric, 0,65-1,05 m x 0,8-1,3 cm, 1,3-2,2 cm thick from front to back, very rough, apex a sharp whitish or grey spine 0,8-1,3 cm long; leaf dull bluish-green, channelled down inner surface with acute dark brown edges but becomes shallow towards base, with 11-15 or more grooves; raceme spike-like, 30-60 cm long, peduncle pale dull light green, 0,6 cm Ø, minutely dotted with white; flowers 7-14 per cluster, pale dingy greenish in bud to purplish-blue on maturity; tube white to greenish, 0,7-1 cm long; lobes white on inner face, green with minute dull purplish dots on the outside, 1,2-1,6 cm long; berry greenish brown on ripening.
Ecologie : Ecology unknown. Origin of type unknown. Also collected in Kenya in 1905.
  Identity of plant not clear. Confused with S. volkensii. Differs from S. pearsonii by its leaves rough to touch, but perhaps a variant of the latter.
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