Definitions for dracaenadrəˈsi nə
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word dracaena
an agave that is often cultivated for its decorative foliage
a genus of liliaceous plants with woody stems and funnel-shaped flowers
Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. she-dragon.]
Dracaena, is a genus of about 40 species of trees and succulent shrubs. In the APG III classification system, it is placed in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Nolinoideae. It has also formerly been separated into the family Dracaenaceae or placed in the Agavaceae. The majority of the species are native to Africa, with a few in southern Asia and one in tropical Central America. The segregate genus Pleomele is now generally included in Dracaena. The genus Sanseviera is closely related, and has recently been synonymized under Dracaena in the Kubitzki system.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A plant genus of the family LILIACEAE. The common name of "dragon's blood" is also used for CROTON and Daemonorops (ARECACEAE).
Images & Illustrations of dracaena
Find a translation for the dracaena definition in other languages:
Select another language: