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Dracaena  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 500631

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Pleomele Salisb.
  Common Name(s): dracaena [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                               GenusDracaena L. – dracaena  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Dracaena aurea H. Mann  
                                  Species Dracaena cinnabari Balf. f. – Socotra dragontree 
                                  Species Dracaena concinna Kunth  
                                  Species Dracaena draco (L.) L. – dragontree 
                                  Species Dracaena fernaldii (H. St. John) Jankalski  
                                  Species Dracaena forbesii O. Deg.  
                                  Species Dracaena fragrans (L.) Ker Gawl. – fragrant dracaena 
                                  Species Dracaena halapepe (H. St. John) Jankalski  
                                  Species Dracaena konaensis (H. St. John) Jankalski  
                                  Species Dracaena reflexa Lam.  
                                  Species Dracaena steudneri Schweinf. ex Engl. – bush nightfighter 
                                  Species Dracaena surculosa Lindl. – gold dust dracaena 
                                  Species Pleomele auwahiensis H. St. John – Maui hala pepe 

  Expert: Wendy C. Hodgson  
  Notes: Research Botanist, Curator of the Herbarium, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, Arizona, 85008, USA   
  Reference for: Dracaena    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Liliaceae s.l. of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Dracaena   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Dracaena   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Dracaena   
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