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Taxon: Dracaena sanderiana hort. Sander ex Mast.

Genus: Dracaena
Family: Asparagaceae subfamily: Nolinoideae. Also placed in: Agavaceae Convallariaceae Dracaenaceae Liliaceae Ruscaceae
Nomen number: 449327
Place of publication: Gard. Chron. ser. 3, 13:442, fig. 65. 1893 Apr 15
Comment: spelling and authorship verified from original literature
Name verified on: 15-Dec-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 28-Sep-2006
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

  • Belgian evergreen   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • lucky-bamboo   (Source: Pl Names ) – English
  • ribbonplant   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – English
  • panaschierter Drachenbaum   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional range:

    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon

  • also cultivated



Check other web resources for Dracaena sanderiana hort. Sander ex Mast.:

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (04 October 2015)

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