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H Sansevieria zeylanica (L.) Willd. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Sansevieria (family Asparagaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 279555) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 2: 159 1799.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Acyntha zeylanica (L.) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Aloe hyacinthoides var. zeylanica L. Synonym L WCSP
Aloe zeylanica (L.) Jacq. Synonym H WCSP
Cordyline zeylanica (L.) Britton Synonym H WCSP
Sansevieria indica Herter Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-279555, and has not been changed.