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H Sansevieria forskaliana (Schult. & Schult.f.) Hepper & J.R.I.Wood 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 287767) with original publication details: Kew Bull. 38: 83 1983.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Acyntha abyssinica (N.E.Br.) Chiov. Synonym H WCSP
Acyntha abyssinica var. sublaevigata Chiov. Synonym L WCSP
Acyntha elliptica Chiov. Synonym H WCSP
Convallaria racemosa Forssk. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Sansevieria abyssinica N.E.Br. Synonym H WCSP
Sansevieria abyssinica var. angustior (Engl.) Cufod. Synonym L WCSP
Sansevieria abyssinica var. sublaevigata (Chiov.) Cufod. Synonym L WCSP
Sansevieria elliptica (Chiov.) Cufod. Synonym H WCSP
Sansevieria guineensis var. angustior Engl. Synonym L WCSP
Smilacina forskaliana Schult. & Schult.f. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-287767.

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