Sansevieria hyacinthoides (L.) Druce

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Sansevieria hyacinthoides

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Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

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Synonyms: Sansevieria thyrsiflora (Petagna) Thunb.
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Status: Native
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B
Zambian distribution (Provinces): W
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 49.

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 126. also as Sansevieria conspicua

La Croix, I. (2010). Dracaenaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(2) Pages 28 - 29.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 90. also as Sansevieria conspicua

Siebert, S. & Mössmer, M. (Editors) (2002). SABONET Southern Mozambique Expedition 2001; Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve (MER) and Licuati Forest Reserve (LFR) SABONET News 7(1) Page 25. Also as Sansevieria conspicua

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Flora of Malawi: Sansevieria hyacinthoides
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Flora of Zimbabwe: Sansevieria hyacinthoides
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Sansevieria hyacinthoides

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Sansevieria hyacinthoides
African Plant Database: Sansevieria hyacinthoides
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Sansevieria hyacinthoides
Plants of the World Online: Sansevieria hyacinthoides
Tropicos: Sansevieria hyacinthoides
Wikipedia: Sansevieria hyacinthoides

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Sansevieria hyacinthoides., retrieved 28 September 2023

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