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H Sansevieria trifasciata Prain 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 286984) with original publication details: Bengal Pl. 2: 1054 1903.

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


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Aletris hyacinthoides var. zeylanica L. Synonym L TRO
Sansevieria craigii auct. Synonym H WCSP
Sansevieria jacquinii N.E.Br. Synonym H WCSP
Sansevieria laurentii De Wild. Synonym H WCSP
Sansevieria trifasciata var. laurentii (De Wild.) N.E.Br. Synonym L WCSP
Sansevieria trifasciata var. trifasciata Synonym L TRO
Sansevieria zeylanica var. laurentii (De Wild.) L.H.Bailey Synonym L WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-286984.

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