Dracaena aubryana Brongn. ex E.Morren (Images by Aarti Khale – identified by Ajinkya Gadave, (inserted by Bhagyashri Ranade)) 

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Dracaena cambodiana Pierre ex Gagnep. (Assam to Indo-China, S. Hainan; Assam, Cambodia, Hainan, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO)


Images by M.Swamliana – identified by Tapas Chakrabarty, (inserted by Bhagyashri Ranade) 

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(Images by Samir Takaochi – identified by Pankaj Kumar, (inserted  by Bhagyashri Ranade))

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Dracaena elliptica Thunb. & Dalm.  (Assam China (S. Guangxi) and Malesia as per WCSP)


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(Images by (Nadeem Waqif – validation by Promila Chaturvedi) & Bimal Sarkar (inserted by Bhagyashri Ranade))

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Image by Aarti Khale – identification by Anil Thakur, (inserted by Bhagyashri Ranade) 

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Dracaena marginata hort. (Images by Renee, (Arundhati Boyce – identification by Ajinkya Gadave), (Narendra Joshi – identification by Pudji Widodo) & (Bhagyashri Ranade – validation by Ajinkya Gadave), (inserted by Bhagyashri Ranade))

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Dracaena reflexa Lam. (Images by Bhagyashri Ranade (identified by Ajinkya Gadave)) 
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Dracaena spicata Roxb. (Assam to Myanmar, Andaman Islands; Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Myanmar as per POWO)


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Dracaena surculosa Lindl. (Image by Aarti Khale – identified by Ajinkya Gadave, (inserted by Bhagyashri Ranade))

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Dracaena terniflora Roxb. 


(Images by Prasad Dash (inserted by Bhagyashri Ranade))

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Dracaena thwaitesii Regel (S. India, Sri Lanka as per POWO)



Binomial Habit Notes References Distribution
Dracaena
fruticosa
(L.) A. Chev.
Shrub Western Ghats,
Cultivated
Matthew, 1999 Dindigul
Dracaena terniflora Roxb. Shrub Western
Ghats & Eastern Ghats , Moist Deciduous Forests
Flora
of Tamil Nadu, VOL. III, 1989
Coimbatore,
Kanniyakumari, Namakkal,  Tirunelveli

 


 

Species with description &
pictures in Flowers of India
as on 1.7.14: 

Botanical name Synonyms Family Common name
Dracaena fragrans Aletris fragrans Agavaceae Corn Plant
Dracaena terniflora Pleomele terniflora Agavaceae Dwarf Dracaena

 


 

Gardening in India By George Marshall Woodrow, G Marshall (1999)- Brief details-
Cordyline arborea (Willd.) Göpp. is a synonym of Dracaena arborea (Willd.) Link
Cordyline indivisa Regel is a synonym of Cordyline australis (G.Forst.) Endl.
Dracaena godseffiana Sander ex Mast. is a synonym of Dracaena surculosa Lindl.
Dracaena goldieana W.Bull ex Mast. & Moore
Dracaena imperialis Baker is a synonym of Cordyline fruticosa (L.) A.Chev.


 
Floriculture in India By Gurcharan Singh Randhawa, Amitabha Mukhopadhyay (1986)- Details-
Dracaena deremensis Engl. is a synonym of Dracaena fragrans  
Dracaena godseffiana Sander ex Mast. is a synonym of Dracaena surculosa Lindl.  
Dracaena goldieana W.Bull ex Mast. & Moore 
Dracaena sanderiana Sander is a synonym of Dracaena braunii Engl.


 
Ornamental Tropical Shrubs By Amanda Jarrett (2003)- Brief details-
Dracaena deremensis Engl. is a synonym of Dracaena fragrans 
Dracaena sanderiana Sander is a synonym of Dracaena braunii Engl.


 
Tropical Exotics By Horace F Clay, James C. Hu (1987)- Great details-
Dracaena goldieana W.Bull ex Mast. & Moore 
Dracaena sanderiana Sander is a synonym of Dracaena braunii Engl.

 
Encyclopedia of House Plants edited by Nico Vermeulen, Richard Rosenfeld (1999)- Good details-
Dracaena deremensis Engl. is a synonym of Dracaena fragrans 

 

Dracaena ‎(Asparagaceae) : 1 post by 1 author.

I have updated eFI (efloraofindia) page on Dracaena (Pl. click).

Attempts have been made to incorporate most of the species available in India & nearby areas with details & keys directly or through links as far as possible. It’s quite possible that there may be some discrepancy in the accepted names & synonyms taken from other links.

Species discussed so far in efloraofindia are given at the bottom of the page in the form of links against Subpages. On clicking them one can see all the details.

If someone can provide complete list of Indian species with source references it will be wonderful.

Any comments/ corrections are welcome.


 
 

Pl. go through ‎Dracaena page (Asparagaceae) with images of species in efloraofindia (done by …).

If you find any mis-identification, pl. let us know.

If anybody can send images of other species of this genera (for incorporation in the website), it will be really nice. Also, if anybody is interested to take up the activity of inserting images on efloraofindia pages from efloraofindia posts, pl. let us know.


 

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