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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

Agavaceae, F. N. Hepper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

Morphology General Habit
A herb
Morphology Leaves
Leaves about 2 fl. long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers greenish white
Ecology
In shady places.

Native to:

Burkina, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mauritania, Senegal, Sierra Leone

Introduced into:

Gabon, Hawaii

Dracaena senegambica (Baker) Byng & Christenh. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Richard [72], Senegal Sansevieria senegambica K000255738 Unknown type material
unknown [s.n.] Sansevieria senegambica K000255739 Unknown type material
unknown [s.n.] Sansevieria senegambica K000255740 Unknown type material
Perrottet [782], Senegal Sansevieria senegambica K000255794 Unknown type material
s.coll. [s.n.] Sansevieria senegambica K000204296
s.coll. [s.n.] Sansevieria senegambica K000204297

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

  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1968). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3(1): 1-276.
  • Ramos, A.M. (2007). Hawaiian diary - part 2 - Sansevieria 16: 3-8.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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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