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This species is accepted, and its native range is Malawi to KwaZulu-Natal.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mozambique

Introduced into:

Caroline Is., Marshall Is., Réunion

Dracaena zebra Byng & Christenh. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 16, 2002 Kirk [178], Mozambique Sansevieria metallica K000204081
Sintenis, P. [3970] Sansevieria metallica K000255875 Unknown type material
unknown from label [s.n.] Sansevieria metallica K000255874 Unknown type material
unknown from label [s.n.] Sansevieria metallica K000255872 Unknown type material
unknown from label [s.n.] Sansevieria metallica K000255873 Unknown type material
Dodge, C.R. [s.n.] Sansevieria metallica K000204267
s.coll. [s.n.] Sansevieria metallica K000204306
s.coll. [s.n.] Sansevieria metallica K000204305
s.coll. [s.n.] Sansevieria metallica K000204265
s.coll. [s.n.] Sansevieria metallica K000204303
s.coll. [s.n.] Sansevieria metallica K000204304
Smith, H.H. [1706], St. Vincent & the Grenadines Sansevieria metallica K000204266

First published in Global Fl. 4: 67 (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

  • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1978). Flore des Mascareignes 177-188 IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1987). A Geographical Checklist of the Micronesian Monocotyledonae Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 20: 19-129.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2010). Flora Zambesiaca 13(2): 1-83. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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