Taxon: Dracaena fragrans (L.) Ker Gawl.

 
Genus: Dracaena
Family: Asparagaceae
  Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Nomen number: 14636
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. 27: t. 1081. 1808
Name Verified on: 05-Nov-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Nov-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Nigeria; Togo
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo; Equatorial Guinea; Zaire

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

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  • Bos, J. J. 1984. Dracaena in West Africa Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 84-1:69-76.
  • Bos, J. J. et al. 1992. Wild and cultivated Dracaena fragrans Edinburgh J. Bot. 49:311-331.
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  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
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  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Oliver, D. et al., eds. v. 1-3, & W. T. Thiselton Dyer et al., eds. v. 4-10. Flora of tropical Africa. 1868-1937 (F TAfr)
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  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

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