Taxon: Sansevieria roxburghiana Schult. & Schult. f.

 
Genus: Sansevieria
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Nomen number: 33064
Place of publication: Syst. veg. 7(1):357. 1829
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 15-Dec-2014 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Dec-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Indian bowstring-hemp  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • espada  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Medicines: folklore ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Brink, M. & R. P. Escobin, eds. 2003. Fibre plants (Pl Res SEAs) 17:217-221.
  2. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  3. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard) 4:193.
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  6. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  7. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  8. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)
  9. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)

Check other web resources for Sansevieria roxburghiana Schult. & Schult. f. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=33064. Accessed 25 April 2018.