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

Classification

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PAFTOL

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 K000255827 Type Yes
Nicolls, J.A. [s.n.] Botswana K000255832 Type Yes
Pearson, H.H.W. [2073] Angola K000255835 Type Yes
Pearson, H.H.W. [2073] Angola K000255837 Type Yes
Pearson, H.H.W. [2073] Angola K000255836 Type Yes
Pearson, H.H.W. [2073] Angola K000204044 Type Yes
Lugard, E.J. [9] Botswana K000255833 Type Yes
Unknown from label. [s.n.] Zimbabwe K000255828 Type Yes
Unknown from label. [s.n.] Zimbabwe K000255829 Type Yes
unknown from label [s.n.] Zimbabwe K000255830 Type Yes
Stolz, A. [K42] Tanzania K000204003 Yes
Jones, W.P. [Nat. Herb. No.24544] South Africa Sansevieria rhodesiana K000204255 Yes
Aug 3, 2007 Heath, A.; Heath, R. [447] Botswana Sansevieria pearsonii K000204337 Yes
Mar 12, 2004 Johnson [268] Mozambique Sansevieria pearsonii K000204127 Yes
Mar 11, 2004 Fanshawe, D.B. [6946] Zambia Sansevieria pearsonii K000204040 Yes
Mar 11, 2004 Robinson, E.A. [2878] Zambia Sansevieria pearsonii K000204042 Yes
Mar 11, 2004 Brenan, J.P.M.; Keay, B.W.J. [7668] Zambia Sansevieria pearsonii K000204043 Yes
Mar 11, 2004 Fanshawe, D.B. [6946] Zambia Sansevieria pearsonii K000204041 Yes
Mar 9, 2004 Martin, J.D. [259/32] Zambia Sansevieria pearsonii K000204162 Yes
Oct 16, 2002 Trapnell, C.G. [1135] Zambia Sansevieria pearsonii K000204039 Yes
Oct 12, 2002 Johnson [12] Mozambique Sansevieria pearsonii K000204126 Yes
Schinz, H. [15] South Africa Sansevieria pearsonii K000204190 Yes
Buitendag, E. [1068] South Africa Sansevieria pearsonii K000204192 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Sansevieria pearsonii K000204045 Yes
Codd, L.E. [5595] South Africa Sansevieria pearsonii K000204189 Yes
Rodin, R.J. [2646] South Africa Sansevieria pearsonii K000204191 Yes
Sep 24, 1998 Allen, C.E.F. [396] Zimbabwe Sansevieria deserti K000204155 Yes
Fanshawe, D.B. [F9307] Zambia Sansevieria deserti K000204027 Yes
Codd, L.E. [4838] South Africa Sansevieria deserti K000204187 Yes
Fanshawe, D.B. [F.2360] Zambia Sansevieria deserti K000204029 Yes
Rogers, F.A. [13472] South Africa Sansevieria deserti K000204182 Yes
Wild, H. [1240] Zimbabwe Sansevieria deserti K:SPC-22395.000 No
Fanshawe, D.B. [F9234] Zambia Sansevieria deserti K000204026 Yes
Grosvenor, R.K. [121] Zimbabwe Sansevieria deserti K000204036 Yes
Pooley, E.J. [1437] South Africa Sansevieria deserti K000204188 Yes
Jones, W.P. [Nat. Herb. No.24551] South Africa Sansevieria deserti K000204181 Yes
Rogers, F.A. [21868] South Africa Sansevieria deserti K000204185 Yes
Grandvaux Barbosa, L.A.; Carvalho, M. [G.B.3602] Mozambique Sansevieria deserti K000204024 Yes
Meneses, A. [3387] Angola Sansevieria deserti K000204038 Yes
Plowes, D.C.H. [1863] Zimbabwe Sansevieria deserti K000204033 Yes
Codd, L.E. [7484] Zambia Sansevieria deserti K000204031 Yes
Greenway, P.J.; Brenan, J.P.M. [7990] Zambia Sansevieria deserti K000204025 Yes
Codd, L.E. [5392] South Africa Sansevieria deserti K000204186 Yes
Eyles, F. [3185] Zimbabwe Sansevieria deserti K000204034 Yes
Wild, H. [1240] Zimbabwe Sansevieria deserti K000204035 Yes
Plowes, D.C.H. [1989] Zimbabwe Sansevieria deserti K000204032 Yes
Fanshawe, D.B. [F9464] Zambia Sansevieria deserti K000204028 Yes
Mshasha, E. [5] Zimbabwe Sansevieria deserti K000204037 Yes

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