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Taxon: Cordyline australis (G. Forst.) Endl.

 
Genus: Cordyline
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Lomandroideae
Nomen number: 11503
Place of publication: Prodr. fl. Norfolk. 29. 1833 (J. D. Hooker, Gard. Chron. 1860:792. 1860)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-Apr-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Apr-2000
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • cabbage-palm  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • cabbagetree  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • fountain-dracaena  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • giant-dracaena  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • grass-palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • New Zealand cabbagetree  (Source: Aust Pl Common Names) - English
  • palm-lily  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • dracena-azul  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • dracena-das-montanhas  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • syddracena  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Food additives: sweetener

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  5. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  8. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  10. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  11. Parsons, M. J. et al. Current names for wild plants in New Zealand. 1995 (L NZeal)
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  13. Täckholm, V. & M. Drar Flora of Egypt. (F EgyptT&D)
  14. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)

Check other web resources for Cordyline australis (G. Forst.) Endl. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=11503. Accessed 17 December 2018.