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Sansevieria formosa Chahinian
Famille : Dracaenaceae
Famille (APGIII) : ASPARAGACEAE
Protologue : Sansevieria J. 26: 2 (2012)
Informations sur le genre : Sansevieria
 
 
Statut
Statut pour TA : accepté (présent)
 
Ecologie et distribution
Afr. Trop.
Biologie : Stemless herbaceous perennial; rhizome underground, grey or orange, 1,8-2,6 cm Ø; leaves of juvenile plants several, with conspicuous cross-banding; leaves of adult plants 1-2, rarely more, strap-shaped, smooth, erect, flat, curved backwards, to 50x5 cm (at 2/3 from base), intense grass-green, darkening with age, with faint cross-banding only beneath, rather thick (but not so thick as in S. hallii), margins with a thin chestnut-coloured line, tip obtuse; inflorescence a capitate raceme, c. 21 cm long, 10-15 cm Ø, growing from the rhizome, at leaf axil, peduncle mostly underground; flowers fragrant at night, in clusters of 2-4, 9,4 cm long when closed, grey-white with purple tinge, tube c. 8 cm long, 2 mm Ø, lobes c. 3,2 cm long; fruit rugose, orange, globose, c. 1,1 cm Ø.
Ecologie : Collected at the Kapichira Falls, S Malawi (S. burdettii was also collected here). Type: Chahinian 319; other specimen: Burdett s.n.
  Similar to S. hallii.
 
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Carte
carte afrique num 226526
 
Enregistrement n°226526 crée le 2012-06-01
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