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This species is accepted, and its native range is Ghana, Nigeria to W. Central Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A shrub with long slender branches
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sheathing at the base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Lateral inflorescences about 4 in. long.

Native to:

Cabinda, Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Nigeria, Zaïre

Dracaena viridiflora Engl. & K.Krause appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 2010 Cheek, M. [11637], Cameroon K000339472
Oct 1, 2009 Cheek, M. [11170], Cameroon K000339693
Jan 1, 1994 Lane, P. [109], Cameroon K000436865
Feb 1, 1979 Breteler, F.J. [882], Cameroon K000522636
Jan 30, 1970 Letouzey, R. [9929], Cameroon K000522635
Tessman, G. [153], Equatorial Guinea K000255930 Unknown type material
Zenker, G.A. [3223], Cameroon K000255931 Unknown type material
Talbot, P.A. [729], Nigeria K000255932 holotype
Moutsambote, J.M. [6475], Congo K000617381
Schlieben, H.J. [1748], Tanzania K000523085
Mildbraed, G. W. J. [1057i], Cameroon K000541850
Mar 31, 2004 Thomas, D.W. [3168], Cameroon Dracaena mildbraedii K000198656
Jan 1, 1998 Lane, P. [526], Cameroon Dracaena mildbraedii K000025660
Jan 1, 1998 Groves, M. [43], Cameroon Dracaena mildbraedii K000025659
Jan 1, 1998 Groves, M. [144], Cameroon Dracaena mildbraedii K000518931
Jan 1, 1998 Cable, S. [1236], Cameroon Dracaena mildbraedii K000025658
Jan 1, 1985 Gossweiler, J. [7770], Angola Dracaena mildbraedii K000523261
Moor [2116], Ghana Dracaena mildbraedii K000402286
Mildbraed, J. [10571] Dracaena mildbraedii K000402285
Onochie, C.F.A. [FHI36435x], Nigeria Dracaena mildbraedii K000402282
Tuley, P. [1042], Nigeria Dracaena mildbraedii K000402283
Mildbraed, J. [10571] Dracaena mildbraedii K000402284

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 153 (1910)

Accepted by

  • Damen, T.H.J. & al. (2018). Taxonomic novelties in African Dracaena (Dracaenaceae) Blumea 63: 31-53.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Not accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Hepper in Kew Bull. 21: 491 (1968).
  • in Engl., Bot. Jahrb. 45: 153 (1910)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Damen, T.H.J. & al. (2018). Taxonomic novelties in African Dracaena (Dracaenaceae) Blumea 63: 31-53.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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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