Sansevieria hyacinthoides (L.) Druce (Bot. Exch. Club Soc. Brit. Isles 3: 423. 1914.)
Localities: West Indies (exotic), Lesser Antilles (exotic) [Barbados, St. Lucia, ], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (exotic), Cuba (exotic), Cayman Island (exotic), Hispaniola (exotic)[ Dominican Republic, Haiti,], Puerto Rico (naturalized)[ Vieques], Virgin Islands (exotic) ( St. Croix, St. John, ) ], Bahamas (exotic), North America (exotic: FL), Mexico (exotic), Central America (exotic), Old World (native: Africa),
Common Names: African bowstring-hemp (Bahamas), Bowstring (L. Antilles), Espada de Santa Elena (Dominican Republic), Espada de Santa Teresa (Dominican Republic), Hoja de Santa Elena (Dominican Republic), Langue à chat (L. Antilles), Lengua de chuco (Puerto Rico), Lengua de vaca (Cuba), Lengua de vaca (Dominican Republic), Lengua de vaca (Puerto Rico), Oreilles d'Ane (Haiti), Safran (Haiti), Sanddragon de cermitière (L. Antilles), Sanddragon de cimetière (L. Antilles), Sanseviera (Cuba), Sansiviera (Puerto Rico), Snake plant (L. Antilles), Tigre (Cuba), Z'oreille à bourrique (L. Antilles), Z'oreilles bourrique (Haiti),
Synonyms: Cordyline guineensis (Willd.) Britton (Brooklyn Bot. Gard. Mem. 1: 35. 1918.), Sansevieria guineensis Willd. (Sp. Pl. 2: 159. 1799.), Sansevieria metallica Gérôme & Labroy (Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 9: 173. 1903.), Sansevieria thyrsiflora (Petagna) Thunb. (Prodr. Pl. Cap. 65. 1794.),
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