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Taxon: Dracaena draco (L.) L.

 
Genus: Dracaena
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Nomen number: 14634
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 12, 2:246. 1767
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-May-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Sep-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Bramwell & Bramwell 1974)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands (Madeira)] Spain [Canary Islands (Gran Canaria, Tenerife)]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde, Spain [Canary Islands]


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Bramwell, D. & Z. Bramwell Wild flowers of the Canary islands. (Flow Canary)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  5. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  6. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  7. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  8. Lems, K. Floristic botany of the Canary islands. (L Canary)
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  10. Marrero, A. et al. 1998. A new species of the wild dragon tree, Dracaena (Dracaenaceae) from Gran Canaria and its taxonomic and biogeographic implications Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 128:292.
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Täckholm, V. & M. Drar Flora of Egypt. (F EgyptT&D)

Check other web resources for Dracaena draco (L.) L. :

  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=14634. Accessed 19 November 2018.