African Plant Database

Dracaena cuspidibracteata Engl.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 32: 96 (1902) 
Information on the genus : Dracaena
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pleomele cuspidibracteata (Engl.) N.E. Br.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or small tree 1-2 m tall, branched; leaves oblong-lanceolate, blade 25x7-8 cm, long-acuminate, acumen 2 cm long; petiole 10 cm long, 4-5 mm Ø, channelled; inflorescence 18 cm long, with densely flowered lateral branches, bracts ovate, cuspidate, 1-1,5 cm long, 1 cm wide; pedicels 2 mm long; perianth tube narrowly cylindrical, 1 cm long, 1 mm Ø, lobes oblong-spatulate, 5-6x1,5 mm.
Ecology : Rain-forest.
  Near D. fragrans.
  ? Known only from the type (Zenker 1616) collected in 1897; Cameroon, Quamudorf near Bipinde.
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Record n°14282
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