Dracaena reflexa Lam.

First published in Encycl. 2: 324 (1786)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is NE. Mozambique, W. Indian Ocean. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarly in the wet tropical biome(s). It is used as a medicine, has environmental uses and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Aldabra, Chagos Archipelago, Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rodrigues, Réunion, Seychelles

Introduced into:

Belize, Central African Repu, Solomon Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(2): 1-94. ORSTOM, Bangui.
  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (1994). Flora Mesoamericana 6: 1-543. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Fournet, J. (2002). Flore illustrée des phanérogames de Guadeloupe et de Martinique 2: 1325-2538. Gondwana editions.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (eds.) (2020). Flore du Gabon 54: 1-132. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2010). Flora Zambesiaca 13(2): 1-83. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(2): 1-94. ORSTOM, Bangui.
  • Hancock, I.R. & Henderson, C.P. (1988). Flora of the Solomon Islands. Research Bulletin Dodo Creek Research Station 7: 1-203.
  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2010). Flora Zambesiaca 13(2): 1-83. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • IUCN (2021). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-2. https://www.iucnredlist.org.
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • PROTA (2021). Plants Resources of Tropical Africa. https://prota4u.org/database/
  • RBG, Kew (2021). Kew Economic Botany Collection. https://ecbot.science.kew.org/
  • Willis, K.J. (ed.) (2017). State of the World’s Plants 2017. Report. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2004 Ranaivojaona, R. [739], Madagascar K000523305 No
Mar 5, 2002 Messmer, N. [NM728], Madagascar K000523311 No
Jan 25, 1997 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [14761], Madagascar K000523366 No
Jan 1, 1993 Malcomber, S.T. [1199], Madagascar K000523364 No
Jan 1, 1992 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [14190], Madagascar K000523300 No
Jan 1, 1992 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [14148], Madagascar K000523301 No
Jan 1, 1992 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [14185], Madagascar K000523304 No
Jan 1, 1986 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [13787], Madagascar K000523303 No
Jul 25, 1984 de Koning, J. [9517], Mozambique K000523264 No
Renvoize, S.A. [841], Seychelles 32470.000 No
Renvoize, S.A. [842], Seychelles 7388.000 No
Blackburn, J. [s.n.], Madagascar K000432414 Unknown type material Yes
Gamble, J.S. [20483], India K000401256 No
Robinson, H.C. [s.n.], Malaysia K000401382 No
Cheek [B1384], Madagascar K000524027 No
Luke, W.R.Q. [9938], Mozambique K000523262 No
Baron, R. [742], Madagascar K000523295 No
Barnardi, L. [11507], Madagascar K000523299 No
Hoffmann, P. [293], Madagascar K000523313 No
Hoffmann, P. [187], Madagascar K000523315 No
Mabberley, D.J. [1027], Madagascar K000523358 No
Richard, A. [635], Madagascar K000523359 No
Fox, J.T [1885-87], Madagascar K000523362 No
[Horne] [9/90] K000523372 No
Horne [s.n.], Mauritius K000523373 No
Fosberg, F.R. [49289], Aldabra K000523407 No
Parker, G.W. [s.n.], Madagascar K000523413 No
D.B.F. [F 1006] K000523745 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K000523748 No
Fosberg, F.R. [49109], Aldabra K000523368 No
Gautier, L. [LG2667], Madagascar K000523361 No
Lorence, D. [1914], Madagascar K000523360 No
Gautier, L. [LG3895], Madagascar K000523310 No
Last [s.n.], Madagascar K000523412 No
Fosberg, F.R. [49177], Aldabra K000523406 No
Coode, M.J.E. [3980], Mauritius K000523323 No
Ranarivelo, T. [RTI263], Madagascar K000523665 No
Griffith [5883], Bangladesh K000203790 No
Edmondson, N.A. [95-29], Madagascar K000523365 No
Shafer, J.A. [8295], Cuba K000523673 No
Baron, R. [6085], Madagascar K000523430 No
Baron, R. [1641], Madagascar K000523294 No
Gautier, L [LG3786], Madagascar K000523312 No
Coode, M.J.E. [4019], Mauritius K000523382 No
Coode, M.J.E. [3980], Mauritius K000523322 No
Baron, R. [212], Madagascar K000523415 No
Fosberg, F.R. [49177], Aldabra K000523318 No
Renvoize, S.A. [842], Aldabra K000523320 No
Zarucchi, J.L. [7389], Madagascar K000523302 No
Renvoize, S.A. [1078], Aldabra K000523319 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K000523747 No
Matthew, K.M. [RHT 72827] K000523749 No
Coode, M.J.E. [s.n.], Mauritius K000523370 No
Rabenantoandro, J. [104], Madagascar K000523307 No
Friedmann, F. [2535], Reunion K000523379 No
Matthew, K.M. [RHT 73095] K000523750 No
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Malaysia K000401380 No
Renvoize, S.A. [841], Aldabra K000523402 No
Stoddart, D.R. [921], Aldabra K000523404 No
Blackburn, J. [s.n.], Madagascar K000432412 Unknown type material Yes
Renvoize, S.A. [741], Aldabra K000523321 No
Barnardi, L. [11397], Madagascar K000523297 No
Schatz, G.E. [2626], Madagascar K000523363 No
Bosser, J. [21937], Reunion K000523316 No
Fosberg, F.R. [52678], Mauritius K000523376 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5142] K001104914 Yes
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [14245], Madagascar K000523367 No
Parker, G.W. [s.n.], Madagascar K000523414 No
Coode, M.J.E. [4019], Mauritius K000523381 No
Gamble, J.S. [5830B] K000523746 No
Mabberley, D.J. [1061], Madagascar K000523357 No
Shafer, J.A. [4186], Cuba K000523674 No
Baron, R. [1208], Madagascar K000523296 No
unknown [14783], Malaysia K000401381 No
Hoffmann, P. [25], Madagascar K000523314 No
Boivin [1872], Mauritius K000523380 No
Blackburn, J. [s.n.], Madagascar K000432413 Unknown type material Yes
Willis, J.C. [28], Chagos Archipelago K000523401 No
Grosnendijk, E.N.C. [885], Mozambique K000523263 No
Baron, R. [4114], Madagascar K000523416 No
Renvoize, S.A. [843], Aldabra K000523403 No
Stoddart, D.R. [761], Aldabra K000523405 No
Barnardi, L. [11190], Madagascar K000523298 No
Forsyth [61], Madagascar K000523429 No
Baron, R. [7123], Madagascar K000523431 No
Rogers, Z.S. [197], Madagascar K000523306 No
Cheek [B1384], Madagascar K000524028 No
Greenway, P.J. [8709], Tanzania K000523084 No
Phillipson, P. [1875], Madagascar K000523308 No
Phillipson, P. [2198], Madagascar K000523309 No
Cadet, T. [4248], Reunion K000523317 No

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    • Copyright applied to individual images
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    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
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