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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Malawi to N. Zambia.

Native to:

Malawi, Zambia

Dracaena downsii (Chahin.) Byng & Christenh. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 1, 2000 Bullock, A.A. [1309], Zambia Sansevieria downsii K000204021
Sep 1, 2000 Richards, H.M. [6389], Zambia Sansevieria downsii K000204023
Sep 1, 2000 Michelmore, A.P.G. [634], Zambia Sansevieria downsii K000204022
Sep 1, 2000 Pawek, J. [10340], Malawi Sansevieria downsii K000204120
Sep 1, 2000 Pawek, J. [11952], Malawi Sansevieria downsii K000204018
Pawek, J. [7392], Malawi Sansevieria downsii K000204019
Phillips, E. [2920], Malawi Sansevieria downsii K000204020

First published in Global Fl. 4: 65 (2018)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Eggli, U. (ed.) (2001). Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants: Monocotyledons: 1-354. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York.
  • 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