Dracaena Vand. ex L.

First published in Mant. Pl.: 9 (1767)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropics & Subtropics.

Distribution

Native to:

Aldabra, Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cabinda, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, Chagos Archipelago, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Djibouti, East Himalaya, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Oman, Panamá, Philippines, Queensland, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Socotra, Solomon Is., Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Ascension, Azores, Bahamas, Bermuda, Cayman Is., Cook Is., Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Florida, Galápagos, Haiti, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., Leeward Is., Madeira, Marianas, Marshall Is., Nauru, New Zealand North, Niue, Norfolk Is., Ogasawara-shoto, Puerto Rico, Society Is., Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Venezuelan Antilles, Wake I., Windward Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • (2021). https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.524.4.5. epublication.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Diss. (1762)
  • F.T.A. 7: 436.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 4, (1995) Author: by Sebsebe Demissew [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Bos in Kubitzki et al., Fam. Gen. Vasc. Pl. 3: 240 (1998)
  • L., Mant. Pl. I: 63 (1767)
  • L., Syst. Nat. ed. 12, II: 246 (1767)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Meikle, R.D. [782], Nigeria 34228.000 No
Cameroon 34546.000 No
Du Puy, B. [MB148], Madagascar 56378.000 No
Raynal, J. [16968], Irian Jaya K000203787 No
Cheek, M. [7174], Cameroon K000025662 No
Guppy, H.B. [240], Solomon Is. K000203793 No
Ekema, N. [1191], Cameroon K000865035 No
Nguembock, F. [29b], Cameroon K000865027 No
Etuge, M. [1380], Cameroon K000025667 No
Pecke, E.F. [8207], Somalia Sansevieria 18171.000 No
Tanner, R. [1108], Tanzania Sansevieria 19027.000 No
Codd, L.E. [5557], South Africa Sansevieria 19031.000 No
Dalziel, J.M. [162], Ghana Sansevieria 22190.000 No
Deighton, F.C. [5720], Ghana Sansevieria 34695.000 No
Sansevieria 37982.000 No
Bally [14542], Tanzania Sansevieria 44061.000 No
Timberlake, J. [5337], Malawi Sansevieria K000614682 No

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0