Dracaena zeylanica (L.) Mabb.

First published in Mabberley's Pl.-Book, ed. 4: 1101 (2017)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. India, Sri Lanka. It is a rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Doubtfully present in:

Myanmar, Thailand

Native to:

India, Sri Lanka

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, Leeward Is., Mauritius

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Ghoshal, P.P., Chakrabarty, T., Kumar, A. & Dey, S. (2021). Conspectus of the genus Dracaena (Asparagaceae) in the Indo-Burmese region. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 45: 20-32.
  • 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.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1978). Flore des Mascareignes 177-188 IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (2000). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 14: 1-307. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590.
  • Pasha, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Smitinand, T. & Larsen, K. (eds.) (1978). Flora of Thailand 1: 1-694. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 7, 1994 S.Coll. [S.n.] Sri Lanka Sansevieria zeylanica K002860538 No
Coode, M.J.E. [4427] Mauritius Sansevieria zeylanica K000204179 Yes
S.Coll [S.n.] India Sansevieria zeylanica K001615032 No
Coode, M.J.E. [4427] Mauritius Sansevieria zeylanica K000204180 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Sansevieria grandicuspis K000204289 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Sansevieria grandicuspis K000204288 Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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