Dracaena steudneri Engl.

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Dracaena steudneri

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Leopard Rock Golf Course

Dracaena steudneri

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National Botanic Gardens Harare

Dracaena steudneri

Photo: Bart Wursten
Path to staff compound, just outside Fence of Aberfoyle Country Lodge

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Synonyms:
Common names: Northern large-leaved dragon-tree (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
A single-, or multi-stemmed palm-like tree, up to 15m tall, with dense terminal rosettes of leaves
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Margins of evergreen forest
Altitude range: (metres) 700 - 2000 m
Flowering time:Aug
Worldwide distribution: DRC, Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status:
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 305.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 232.

La Croix, I. (2010). Dracaenaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(2) Pages 17 - 18.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 80.

White, F., Dowsett-Lemaire, F. & Chapman, J.D. (2001). Evergreen forest flora of Malawi Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Page 101.


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West African Plants database: Dracaena steudneri


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Dracaena steudneri.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=114640, retrieved 1 July 2016

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