Sansevieria roxburghiana J. & J. Schultes

 
  • Family : AGAVACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Asparagaceae
  • Species : Sansevieria roxburghiana
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Sansevieria roxburghiana Schult. & Schult.f.
  • Common name : Indian Bow-string-Hemp
  • Vernacular name : Nagadamana (San.); Manjinanaru (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2882, CJS 16227
  • Key identification features : A rhizomatous shrub. Leaves 8-9 in a tuft, rigid and cross-striped. Flowers are greenish-white in a raceme. Berry is globose.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka, China, Africa
  • Comments : Planted as ornamental. Yeilds a fibre used in Bow-strings, cordage, fine cloth and matting.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Davanagere, Hassan, Mysore, Tumkur, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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