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Taxon: Dracaena fragrans (L.) Ker Gawl.

 
Genus: Dracaena
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Nomen number: 14636
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. 27: t. 1081. 1808
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Nov-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe


    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. Bos, J. J. 1984. Dracaena in West Africa Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 84-1:69-76.
  3. Bos, J. J. et al. 1992. Wild and cultivated Dracaena fragrans Edinburgh J. Bot. 49:311-331.
  4. Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. (F EthiopCuf)
  5. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  8. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  10. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  12. Oliver, D. et al., eds. v. 1-3, & W. T. Thiselton Dyer et al., eds. v. 4-10. Flora of tropical Africa. (F TAfr)
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)
  15. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  16. Täckholm, V. & M. Drar Flora of Egypt. (F EgyptT&D)
  17. Vásquez Martínez, R. et al. 2002. Adiciones a la Flora Peruana: especies nuevas, nuevos registros y estados taxonómicos de las Angiospermas para el Perú (Arnaldoa) 9(2):68.
  18. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

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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=14636. Accessed 17 November 2018.