|Author: ||Wessel Marais, 1986
Tanzania, Ethiopia, Somalia
Dracaena singularis, Byng & Christenh.
Sansevieria singularis, N.E.Br.
This member of the Dracaenaceae family was given this name
by Wessel Marais in
1986. It's found in Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia and
growing in well-drained soil with some water
and sun. The caudex will grow to ten centimetres, the leafs to 24 centimetres. The flowers are white, and it can be reproduced by dividing
of the rhizomes and seeds.
The genera is named after
Prince Raimond de Sansgrio de Sanseviero, 18th century patron of
botanical expeditions. The species is named after Friedrich Ernst
Ludwig Fischer, 19th century German-born Russian botanist and St
Petersburg botanical garden.
*)Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG
now part of