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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.
Accessions: 5 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea
    • 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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Bos, J. J. et al. 1992. Wild and cultivated Dracaena fragrans. Edinburgh J. Bot. 49:311-331.
  3. Bos, J. J. 1984. Dracaena in West Africa. Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 84-1:69-76.
  4. Cufodontis, G. 1953-1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  5. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana. Note: cult.
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  8. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  9. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  10. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  12. Oliver, D. et al., eds. v. 1-3, & W. T. Thiselton Dyer et al., eds. v. 4-10. 1868-1937. Flora of tropical Africa.
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  14. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district.
  15. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova. Note: = Pleomele fragrans
  16. Täckholm, V. & M. Drar. 1954-. Flora of Egypt.
  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. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=14636. Accessed 23 July 2019.