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This species is accepted, and its native range is Somalia.
Sansevieria eilensis

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Type
N3, Eyl Pass, 4 km NNW of Eyl, Lavranos & Horwood 10178 (MO holo., UPS iso.).
Morphology General Habit
Plant without aerial stem
Morphology Leaves
Leaves from underground rhizome, 2–3, ascending, 7–12 x 1.9–2.5 cm, slightly rough, cylindric, with up to 12 longitudinal lines or grooves and often with a channel all along above, ± curved and abruptly tapering to a cuspidate hard tip, light green with grey-green cross-banding; margins of channel red-brown with a white edge
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Spike-like raceme c. 34 cm high including peduncle; flowers 2–4 in a cluster; pedicels 4–5 mm long, articulated above the middle
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers 2–4 in a cluster, greenish-white; free parts of tepals c. 14 mm long, linear, reflexed; tube c. 8 mm long.
Distribution
N3 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude c. 120 m.

Native to:

Somalia

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

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.

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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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

Kew Science Photographs
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