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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Kenya to NE. Tanzania.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Kenya, Tanzania

Dracaena ascendens (L.E.Newton) Byng & Christenh. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 8, 2009 Drummond, R.B. [3228], Tanzania Sansevieria ascendens K000203972
Jul 8, 2009 Drummond, R.B. [3228], Tanzania Sansevieria ascendens K000203974
Jul 8, 2009 Drummond, R.B. [3228], Tanzania Sansevieria ascendens K000203973
Jul 8, 2009 Drummond, R.B. [3228], Tanzania Sansevieria ascendens K000203970
Jul 8, 2009 Drummond, R.B. [3228], Tanzania Sansevieria ascendens K000203971
Newton, L.E. [5842], Kenya Sansevieria ascendens K000857801 holotype
Newton, L.E. [5842], Kenya Sansevieria ascendens K000857802 holotype

First published in Global Fl. 4: 64 (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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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