Sansevieria concinna N.E. Br.

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Sansevieria concinna

Photo: Bart Wursten
Swanepoel Timber Concession, Cheringoma

Sansevieria concinna

Photo: Bart Wursten
Swanepoel Timber Concession, Cheringoma

Sansevieria concinna

Photo: Bart Wursten
Swanepoel Timber Concession, Cheringoma

Sansevieria concinna

Photo: Bart Wursten
Swanepoel Timber Concession, Cheringoma

Sansevieria concinna

Photo: Bart Wursten
Swanepoel Timber Concession, Cheringoma

Sansevieria concinna

Photo: Bart Wursten
Swanepoel Timber Concession, Cheringoma

Sansevieria concinna

Photo: Bart Wursten
Swanepoel Timber Concession, Cheringoma

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Synonyms: Sansevieria subspicata Baker var. concinna (N.E.Br.) Mbugua
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Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb, growing from a Leaves mostly 2-5, rarely more, more ore less narrowly lanceolate, up to 35 cm long and up to 5 cm wide, narrowing into a distinct petiole, deep green with paler transverse bands. Flowering stem up to 37 cm tall with the peduncle 10-20 cm long, tinged and spotted with purple. Inflorescence a dense raceme. Flowers in clusters of 3-6. perianth 55-60 mm long, creamy-white with a tube c.40 mm long. Fruit 9-15 mm wide.
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Habitat: Evergreen scrub on termite mounds.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 400 m
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Worldwide distribution: Coastal southern Tanzania, Mozambique, southern Zimbabwe and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: S
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Endemic status:
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
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Images last updated: Monday 19 June 2017
Literature:

Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Pages 63 - 64. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. (2010). Dracaenaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(2) Page 25.


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Sansevieria concinna.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=206930, retrieved 19 August 2017

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