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Taxon: Sansevieria trifasciata Prain

 
Genus: Sansevieria
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Nomen number: 33072
Place of publication: Bengal pl. 2:1054. 1903
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Dec-2014 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 7 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • African bowstring-hemp  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • konje-hemp  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • mother-in-law's-tongue  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • snakeplant  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • chanvre d'Afrique  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • lengua de suegra  (Source: F Mesoamer) - Spanish
  • sansevieria  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • svärmors tunga  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Materials: fiber

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria (n.)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  3. Brink, M. & R. P. Escobin, eds. 2003. Fibre plants. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 17:217-221.
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana. Note: cult.
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening 4:193.
  7. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  9. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  10. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  11. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  12. St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands
  13. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Sansevieria trifasciata Prain :

  • 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=33072. Accessed 21 September 2019.