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Common name

English: Dragontree

German: Drachenbaum


Kingdom: Plantae (2565)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2463)

    Class: Liliopsida (381)

      Order: Liliales (114)

        Family: Ruscaceae (3)(family description)

          Genus: Dracaena (1)

            Epithet: draco L.(1)

draco => lat. for snake or dragon, in reference to the blood-red sap


Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: beige, white

External links

Check for Dracaena draco at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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