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Common name

English: Dragontree

German: Drachenbaum


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Liliopsida (392)

      Order: Liliales (106)

        Family: Ruscaceae (3)(family description)

          Genus: Dracaena (2)

            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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