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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Cameroon.

[FWTA]

Agavaceae, F. N. Hepper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

Morphology General Habit
Tree 20-40 or up to 70 ft. high, often planted as a hedge
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Paniculate inflorescences with white, fragrant flowers.

Native to:

Benin, Cameroon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo

Dracaena perrottetii Baker appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1986 Carroll, R.W. [35], Central African Republic K000402420
Latilo [FHI.22795], Nigeria 30422.000

First published in J. Bot. 12: 165 (1874)

Accepted by

  • Damen, T.H.J. & al. (2018). Taxonomic novelties in African Dracaena (Dracaenaceae) Blumea 63: 31-53.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141. [Cited as Dracaena mannii.]

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 7: 438.
  • in J. Bot. 12: 165 (1874)
  • incl. var. minor Bak. in J. Linn. Soc. 14: 529 (1875)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0