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Terminalis angustifolia Medik.
Theodora 83 (1786)
Family: DRACAENACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Dracaena angustifolia (Medik.) Roxb.
Hort. Bengal. 24 (1814) Roxb.

Terminalis angustifolia (Dracaena angustifolia) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr
Habit at Garden of Eden Keanae, Maui, Hawaii, USA. March 30, 2011.

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Dracaena angustifolia (Medik.) Roxb.
Hort. Bengal. 24 (1814)
Synonymy: 23 Cultivars (1):
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Narrow-leaf Pleomele, Narrow-leaf Dracaena, Nam ginseng, Soap tree
CHINESE (中文): 长花龙血树, 龙血树属, chang hua long xue shu, meng la long xue shu, 番仔林投
FRENCH (Français): Bois chandelle
MALAY (بهاس ملاي /Bahasa Melayu ): Suji
MAORI (Māori): Rautī, Lautī

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Dracaena angustifolia group

  • Dracaena angustifolia (Medik.) Roxb.: is a climbing shrubs with few ascending branches 1-3 m tall. Leaves are born in dense rosettes, followed by yellow flowers in terminal racemes. Distribution: South-east Asia
  • Dracaena angustifolia cv. Honoriae: has narrow foliage, with a narrow light golden margin, on snake like stems.
  • Dracaena menglaensis G.Z.Ye: has longer, sword-shaped leaves with bases completely covering internodes, perianth lobes tinged reddish purple distally, and 3-ribbed berry with 4 small, apical projections. Distribution: S Yunnan (Mengla Xian).

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Flowering habit at Nahiku, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 23, 2009. (Dracaena angustifolia) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr
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Flowers at Nahiku, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 23, 2009. (Dracaena angustifolia) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr

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Fruit and leaves at Garden of Eden Keanae, Maui, Hawaii, USA. March 30, 2011. (Dracaena angustifolia) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr
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