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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. & S. DR Congo to SE. Kenya and KwaZulu-Natal.

Native to:

Burundi, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Dracaena usambarensis Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2012 Kindeketa [2614], Tanzania K000524320
Jan 1, 1999 Itoh, N. [NI 97-14], Tanzania 71542.000
Jan 1, 1983 de Koning, J. [8176], Mozambique K000523167
Feb 1, 1979 Gerstner, F. [s.n.], South Africa K000523489
Dec 13, 1938 Topham, N. [792], Malawi K000523178
Dec 13, 1938 [Dam], E.W. [s.n.], Malawi K000523176
Dec 13, 1938 Michelmore, A.P.G. [620], Zambia K000523195
Dec 13, 1938 ?Eyles - check? [6787], Zimbabwe K000523203
Dec 13, 1938 Honey, T. [762], Mozambique K000523158
Sturgeon, K. [18273], Zimbabwe 16717.000
Brenan, J.P.M. [8219], Zambia 6605.000
Verdcourt [5277B], Kenya K000522851
Robertson, S.A. [6391], Kenya K000522855
Wallace, G.B. [756], Tanzania K000522857
Wallace, G.B. [756], Tanzania K000522858
Greenway, P.J. [2531], Tanzania K000522859
Frontier-Tanzania [1343], Tanzania K000522861
Sanje [181], Tanzania K000522862
Soleman, R. [7572], Tanzania K000522867
Zimmermann, A. [7571] K000522869
Bryce, J.M. [23], Tanzania K000522871
Procter, J. [512], Tanzania K000522878
Mbago, F.M. [FMM2137], Tanzania K000522880
Greenway, P.J. [2628], Tanzania K000522881
Vaughan, J.H. [2156], Tanzania K000522884
Gomes [1784], Mozambique K000523163
Leech, L.C. [9122], Mozambique K000523170
Macedo, A. [1105] K000523175
Hornby, A.J.W. [2940], Malawi K000523177
Blackmore, S. [1502], Malawi K000523180
Phillips, E. [3105], Malawi K000523181
Chapman, J.D. [5550], Malawi K000523184
Chapman, J.D. [6418], Malawi K000523185
Richards, H.M. [13199], Zambia K000523186
Howard, W.J. [8], Zambia K000523189
Brummitt, R.K. [13734], Zambia K000523198
Brummitt, R.K. [13734], Zambia K000523200
Whellan, A.J. [223], Zimbabwe K000523205
Ball, J.S. [44246], Zimbabwe K000523207
Rodgers [1428], Tanzania K000522864
Wallace, G.B. [756], Tanzania K000522856
Robinson, E.A. [3821], Zambia K000523187
Gomes Pedro, J. [4441], Mozambique K000523174
Wingfield, R. [4120], Tanzania K000522876
Hornby, R.M. [3069], Tanzania K000522873
Gomes [4591], Mozambique K000523166
Chase, N.C. [Government Herb.22172], Zimbabwe K000523208
Gomes Pedro, J. [4395], Mozambique K000523173
Angus, A. [285], Zambia K000523188
Bullock, A.A. [1151], Zambia K000523194
Zimmermann, A. [2004], Tanzania K000522868
Rymond, W.D. [79], Tanzania K000522875
Greenway, P.J. [8199], Zambia K000523197
Kirk [s.n.], Mozambique K000523160
Gomes [2064], Mozambique K000523171
Bullock, A.A. [3331], Zambia K000523192
Brummitt, R.K. [13734], Zambia K000523199
Sturgeon, K. [Government Herb.18273], Zimbabwe K000523202
Gomes [1985], Mozambique K000523165
Semsei, S.R. [1892], Tanzania K000522870
Gomes [2064], Mozambique K000523172
Greenway, P.J. [2335], Tanzania K000522885
Procter, J. [512], Tanzania K000522877
Chase, N.C. [388], Zimbabwe K000523204
Vaughan, J.H. [1263], Tanzania K000522883
Gerstner, J. [7166] K000523161
Greenway, P.J. [2628], Tanzania K000522882
Rodgers [1428], Tanzania K000522863
Gomes [4806], Mozambique K000523168
Barnes, B.D. [Government Herb.20517], Zimbabwe K000523206
Haerdi, F. [182/0], Tanzania K000522866
Newbould, J. [2600], Tanzania K000522865
Herley, R.M. [9254], Tanzania K000522879
Gomes [4806], Mozambique K000523169
Itoh, N. [NI97-14], Tanzania K000522860
Greenway, P.J. [8219], Zambia K000523191
Geiliger [1086], Tanzania K000522874
Edwards, D. [2578], South Africa K000523491
Chapman, J.D. [5979], Malawi K000523183
Mwasumbi, L. [3622], Tanzania K000523667
Dale, I.R. [3577], Kenya K000522853
Uahrmeyer, J. [488], South Africa K000523490
Fanshawe, D.B. [F.3538], Zambia K000523190
Gomes [1715], Mozambique K000523164
Sturgeon, K. [Government Herb.18273], Zimbabwe K000523201
Groome [G37], Tanzania K000522872
Gilliland, H.B. [Q1859], Mozambique K000523162
Richards, H.M. [458], Zambia K000523196
Magogo, F. [154], Kenya K000522852
Chapman, J.D. [546], Malawi K000523179
Bullock, A.A. [1151], Zambia K000523193
Pawek, J. [10087], Malawi K000523182
Magogo, F. [1061], Kenya K000522854

First published in Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas, C: 144 (1895)

Not accepted by

  • Damen, T.H.J. & al. (2018). Taxonomic novelties in African Dracaena (Dracaenaceae) Blumea 63: 31-53. [Cited as Dracaena mannii.]
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. [Cited as Dracaena mannii.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141. [Cited as Dracaena mannii.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Damen, T.H.J. & al. (2018). Taxonomic novelties in African Dracaena (Dracaenaceae) Blumea 63: 31-53.
  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2010). Flora Zambesiaca 13(2): 1-83. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0