Dracaena draco (L.) L.

First published in Syst. Nat., ed. 12. 2: 246 (1767)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Canary Islands (Gran Canaria, Tenerife). It is a tree and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Canary Is.

Introduced into:

Azores, Madeira, New Zealand North, Tunisia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Albano, P.-O. (2003). La Conaissance des Plantes Exotiques: 1-324. Édisud, Aix-en-Provence.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • El Mokni, R. & Verloove, F. (2022). Further records of non-native succulents within Asparagaceae sensu lato as casual or naturalising aliens in Tunisia and North Africa. Bradleya. Yearbook of the British Cactus and Succulent Society 40: 119-129.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Hansen, A. & Sunding, P. (1985). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 3. revised edition. Sommerfeltia 1: 5-103.
  • Muer, T., Sauerbier, H. & Cabrara Calixto, F. (2020). Die Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Madeiras: 1-792. Verlag und Versandbuchhandlung Andreas Kleinsteuber.
  • Mwachala, G. & Mbugua, P.K. (2007). Dracaenaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-43.
  • Schäfer, H. (2021). Flora of the Azores a field guide: 1-445. Margraf Publishers GmbH.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • El Mokni, R. & Verloove, F. (2022). Further records of non-native succulents within Asparagaceae sensu lato as casual or naturalising aliens in Tunisia and North Africa. Bradleya. Yearbook of the British Cactus and Succulent Society 40: 119-129.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2006 Bourgeau, E. [231] Spain K000401117 No
Jan 1, 2006 Trethewy, A.W. [141] Spain K000401119 No
Jan 1, 2006 illegible [s.n.] Spain K000401120 No
Jan 1, 2006 Bourgeau, E. [231] Spain K000401116 No
Feb 1, 1979 Mandon, G. [245] Portugal K000401122 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K000203792 Yes
Degener, O.; Degener, I. [35852] Hawaii K000402060 No
Cabo Verde K:SPC-66323.000 No
Bourgeau, E. [1539] Spain K000401118 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K000523688 Yes
Lowe, R.T. [s.n.] K000523690 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000523687 Yes
Murray, R.P. [s.n.] Spain K000401121 No
United Kingdom K:SPC-66331.000 No
Lippold, J.F. [s.n.] Portugal K000401123 No
Greenway [958] K000523685 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000523689 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000523686 Yes
Lowe [s.n.] Cabo Verde K000203791 Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

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

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images