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Sansevieria ascendens L. E. Newton
Famille : Dracaenaceae
Famille (APGIII) : ASPARAGACEAE
Protologue : Bradleya 28: 19 (2010)
Informations sur le genre : Sansevieria
 
 
Statut
Statut pour TA : accepté (présent)
 
Ecologie et distribution
Afr. Trop.
Biologie : Caulescent rhizomatous perennial; stem unbranched, to 1,5 m tall, erect or becoming decumbent or supported by vegetation; leaves spirally arranged, spreading, to 60x3 cm at base, 1-1,5 cm thick near base; inflorescence to 1 m long, 0,35 m wide, paniculate with c. 20 branches, the lower ones 40 cm long, with secondary branching, branches ascending to 21 cm long on longer branches; panicle glomerulate with clusters of 4-6 flowers (nocturnal, sweet scented); flower tube 5 mm long, 3 mm Ø, pale green at base, white finely speckled brown above, lobes 8x1,5 mm, outside white finely speckled brown; fruit spherical, to 9 mm Ø, occasionally 2-3-lobed, becoming yellow-orange.
Ecologie : Disturbed bushland on plain around hill; dry bush; degraded Cynometra, Brachylaena forest; 160-352 m alt.
  Confused with S. arborescens. Near S. dumetescens.
 
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Carte
carte afrique num 223002
 
Enregistrement n°223002 crée le 2010-10-08 - modifié le 2010-10-08
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