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Taxon: Dracaena sanderiana hort. Sander ex Mast.

Genus: Dracaena
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Nomen number: 449327
Place of publication: Gard. Chron. ser. 3, 13:442, fig. 65. 1893 Apr 15
Link to protologue:
Comment: spelling and authorship verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 15-Dec-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Belgian evergreen  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • lucky-bamboo  (Source: Pl Names) - English
  • ribbonplant  (Source: Zander ed17) - English
  • panaschierter Drachenbaum  (Source: Zander ed17) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental;

Distributional Range:



    Cultivated (also cult.)


  1. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  2. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  3. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  4. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Dracaena sanderiana hort. Sander ex Mast. :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=449327. Accessed 5 June 2020.