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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mozambique (Chimanimani Mountains).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[KBu]

Isobyl la Croix. (2004). Two New Species of Sansevieria Thunb. (Dracaenaceae) from the Flora Zambesiaca Area. Kew Bulletin, 59(4), 617-620. doi:10.2307/4110922

Distribution
Known only from the above specimen.
Ecology
Among rocks.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 72 x 6 cm, linear, plain green with no spots or banding, with a red sub-marginal line inside the margin and a thin, white line around the margin. Apical 5 cm narrowed abruptly to a sharp point, with the red margin apparently inrolled at the place where the leaf becomes narrower
Morphology Leaves Rachis
Rhachis 27 cm long, but has been broken
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in clusters of 4 - 6, set c. 1 cm apart Flowers whitish
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicel remnants 15 - 18 mm long; deciduous part on flower 1 - 2 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth 90 - 100 mm long; tube 80 - 90 mm long, lobes 17 - 20 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Peduncles
Peduncle 30 cm long, c. 4 mm in diameter, with four broadly lanceolate, acute bracts 4 - 6 cm long, 1.4 cm wide
Note
The material available of this species is somewhat inadequate; there is no description of the habit or number of leaves, but the very long pedicel remnants are so distinctive that it is not possible to assign the specimen to any known species. It is hoped that more material will become available.
Type
Mozambique, Manica Distr., Wild 5638 (K, holotypus).
Vegetative Multiplication Rhizomes
Rhizome and number of leaves per growth not known

Native to:

Mozambique

Dracaena pedicellata (la Croix) Byng & Christenh. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wild, H. [5638], Mozambique Sansevieria pedicellata K000204123 holotype

First published in Global Fl. 4: 66 (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

  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2010). Flora Zambesiaca 13(2): 1-83. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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 Bulletin
Kew Bulletin
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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