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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:
Name Verified on: 15-Dec-2014 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Brink, M. & R. P. Escobin, eds. 2003. Fibre plants. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 17:217-221.
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  3. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening 4:193.
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  6. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  7. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  8. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district.
  9. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.

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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=33064. Accessed 16 July 2019.