Dracaena pearsonii (N.E.Br.) Byng & Christenh.

First published in Global Fl. 4: 66 (2018)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Tanzania to S. Africa. It is a rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Leeward Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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. (2005). Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 52: 1-415.
  • Eggli, U. (ed.) (2001). Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants: Monocotyledons: 1-354. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Jankalski, S. (2006). Brown's Sansevieria monograph - an update. Sansevieria 15: 21-29.
  • Mwachala, G. & Mbugua, P.K. (2007). Dracaenaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-43.
  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2010). Flora Zambesiaca 13(2): 1-83. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
unknown from label, Botswana Sansevieria rhodesiana K000255827 Unknown type material Yes
Unknown from label. [s.n.], Zimbabwe Sansevieria rhodesiana K000255828 Unknown type material Yes
Unknown from label. [s.n.], Zimbabwe Sansevieria rhodesiana K000255829 Unknown type material Yes
unknown from label [s.n.], Zimbabwe Sansevieria rhodesiana K000255830 Unknown type material Yes
Jones, W.P. [Nat. Herb. No.24544], South Africa Sansevieria rhodesiana K000204255 No
Aug 3, 2007 Heath, A. [447], Botswana Sansevieria pearsonii K000204337 No
Mar 12, 2004 Johnson [268], Mozambique Sansevieria pearsonii K000204127 No
Mar 11, 2004 Robinson, E.A. [2878], Zambia Sansevieria pearsonii K000204042 No
Mar 11, 2004 Fanshawe, D.B. [6946], Zambia Sansevieria pearsonii K000204041 No
Mar 11, 2004 Brenan, J.P.M. [7668], Zambia Sansevieria pearsonii K000204043 No
Mar 11, 2004 Fanshawe, D.B. [6946], Zambia Sansevieria pearsonii K000204040 No
Mar 9, 2004 Martin, J.D. [259/32], Zambia Sansevieria pearsonii K000204162 No
Oct 16, 2002 Trapnell, C.G. [1135], Zambia Sansevieria pearsonii K000204039 No
Oct 12, 2002 Johnson [12], Mozambique Sansevieria pearsonii K000204126 No
Pearson, H.H.W. [2073], Angola Sansevieria pearsonii K000255835 Unknown type material Yes
Pearson, H.H.W. [2073], Angola Sansevieria pearsonii K000255836 Unknown type material Yes
Pearson, H.H.W. [2073], Angola Sansevieria pearsonii K000255837 Unknown type material Yes
Codd, L.E. [5595], South Africa Sansevieria pearsonii K000204189 No
Schinz, H. [15], South Africa Sansevieria pearsonii K000204190 No
Pearson, H.H.W. [2073], Angola Sansevieria pearsonii K000204044 Unknown type material Yes
Buitendag, E. [1068], South Africa Sansevieria pearsonii K000204192 No
Rodin, R.J. [2646], South Africa Sansevieria pearsonii K000204191 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Sansevieria pearsonii K000204045 No
Sep 24, 1998 Allen, C.E.F. [396], Zimbabwe Sansevieria deserti K000204155 No
Wild, H. [1240], Zimbabwe Sansevieria deserti 22395.000 No
Lugard, E.J. [9], Botswana Sansevieria deserti K000255833 Unknown type material Yes
Nicolls, J.A. [s.n.], Botswana Sansevieria deserti K000255832 Unknown type material Yes
Greenway, P.J. [7990], Zambia Sansevieria deserti K000204025 No
Fanshawe, D.B. [F9234], Zambia Sansevieria deserti K000204026 No
Codd, L.E. [7484], Zambia Sansevieria deserti K000204031 No
Grosvenor, R.K. [121], Zimbabwe Sansevieria deserti K000204036 No
Mshasha, E. [5], Zimbabwe Sansevieria deserti K000204037 No
Meneses, A. [3387], Angola Sansevieria deserti K000204038 No
Codd, L.E. [5392], South Africa Sansevieria deserti K000204186 No
Plowes, D.C.H. [1989], Zimbabwe Sansevieria deserti K000204032 No
Fanshawe, D.B. [F9464], Zambia Sansevieria deserti K000204028 No
Jones, W.P. [Nat. Herb. No.24551], South Africa Sansevieria deserti K000204181 No
Codd, L.E. [4838], South Africa Sansevieria deserti K000204187 No
Fanshawe, D.B. [F9307], Zambia Sansevieria deserti K000204027 No
Rogers, F.A. [13472], South Africa Sansevieria deserti K000204182 No
Eyles, F. [3185], Zimbabwe Sansevieria deserti K000204034 No
Grandvaux Barbosa, L.A. [G.B.3602], Mozambique Sansevieria deserti K000204024 No
Rogers, F.A. [21868], South Africa Sansevieria deserti K000204185 No
Plowes, D.C.H. [1863], Zimbabwe Sansevieria deserti K000204033 No
Fanshawe, D.B. [F.2360], Zambia Sansevieria deserti K000204029 No
Wild, H. [1240], Zimbabwe Sansevieria deserti K000204035 No
Pooley, E.J. [1437], South Africa Sansevieria deserti K000204188 No

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
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