African Plant Database

Dracaena densifolia Baker
Family : Dracaenaceae
Information on the genus : Dracaena
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dracaena densiflora Baker (1874)
 Draco densifolia (Baker) Kuntze
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stem slender, woody; leaves laxly disposed, ascending, petiole channelled, 10-20 cm long; blade oblong, narrowed to a deltoid-cuspidate apex, 10-15x5-7,5 cm, base rounded to the winged apex of the petiole; inflorescence with short peduncle; flowers in few dense clusters at end and sides of the rachis; perianth 2,5 cm long, tube very slender cylindrical, segments shorter.
Ecology : River banks.
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carte afrique num 14286
Record n°14286
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