Dracaena sanderiana Mast.

First published in Gard. Chron., ser. 3, 11: 731 (1892)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Central Tropical Africa to NE. Angola. It is a subshrub or shrub and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Trinidad-Tobago

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (eds.) (2020). Flore du Gabon 54: 1-132. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141. [Cited as Dracaena braunii.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Damen, T.H.J. & al. (2018). Taxonomic novelties in African Dracaena (Dracaenaceae). Blumea 63: 31-53.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [s.n.] K000523769 No
Evrard [2764], Congo, DRC Dracaena vanderystii K000522634 Yes
Feb 1, 1979 Lowe, J. [3199], Cameroon Dracaena poggei K000522520 No
Feb 1, 1979 Hepper, F.N. [4164], Central African Republic Dracaena poggei K000522519 Yes
Feb 1, 1979 Breteler, F.J. [2004], Cameroon Dracaena poggei K000522521 Yes
Pogge, P. [1456], Zaire Dracaena poggei K000255921 Unknown type material No
Gossweiler, J. [s.n.], Angola Dracaena poggei K000523221 No
Woolhouse, H.W. [s.n.], Congo, DRC Dracaena poggei K000522523 Yes
Louis [1131], Congo, DRC Dracaena poggei K000522524 No
Woolhouse, H.W. [s.n.], Congo, DRC Dracaena poggei K000522522 Yes
Louis [7194], Congo, DRC Dracaena poggei K000522526 No
Germain, R. [98], Congo, DRC Dracaena poggei K000522525 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Dracaena poggei K000523743 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • 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
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0