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Sansevieria aethiopica

Sansevieria aethiopica, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Nolinoideae
Tribus: Dracaeneae
Genus: Sansevieria
Sectio: S. sect. Sansevieria
Subsectio: S. subsect. Sansevieria
Species: Sansevieria aethiopica

Sansevieria aethiopica Thunb., 1794

Sansevieria thunbergii Mattei, Boll. Stud. Inform. Reale Giardino Colon. 4: 173 (1918), nom. superfl.
Sansevieria glauca Haw., Syn. Pl. Succ.: 65 (1812).
Sansevieria caespitosa Dinter, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 23: 228 (1926).
Sansevieria scabrifolia Dinter, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 30: 85 (1932).

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Africa
Regional: Southern Africa
Botswana; Cape Provinces; Free State; Mozambique; Namibia; Northern Provinces; Zambia; Zimbabwe

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Thunberg, C.P., 1794. Prodr. Pl. Cap.: 65


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Sansevieria aethiopica in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Jan. 27. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Sansevieria aethiopica. Published online. Accessed: Jan. 27 2019.
The Plant List 2013. Sansevieria aethiopica in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Jan. 27. 2019. Sansevieria aethiopica. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 27 Jan. 2019.

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