Sansevieria aethiopica

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Sansevieria aethiopica


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
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


  • Homotypic
    • Sansevieria thunbergii Mattei, Boll. Stud. Inform. Reale Giardino Colon. 4: 173 (1918), nom. superfl.
  • Heterotypic
    • 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



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