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

[FWTA]

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

Morphology Stem
Stems erect, 6 in. to 1 ft. high sheathed by the expanded leaf bases
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence sessile
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits globose, orange
Ecology
In forest.

Native to:

Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone

Dracaena cristula W.Bull appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 1997 Deighton, F.C. [3876], Sierra Leone K000402166
Feb 1, 1997 Harley, W.J. [1145], Liberia K000402178
Feb 1, 1997 Baldwin, J.T. Jr. [11455], Liberia K000402175
Feb 1, 1997 Baldwin, J.T. Jr. [9259], Liberia K000402174
Feb 1, 1997 Baldwin, J.T. Jr. [6520], Liberia K000402172
Jan 1, 1984 Elliot, G.F.S [4689], Sierra Leone K000255903 holotype
Jan 1, 1981 Thomas, N.W. [7466], Sierra Leone K000402169
Jan 1, 1981 Melville, F.A. [623], Sierra Leone K000402171
Jan 1, 1981 Lane Poole, C.E. [346], Sierra Leone K000402170
Jan 1, 1963 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [4791], Liberia K000402179
Carder [s.n.], Liberia K000402176
Bequaert, J. [1063], Liberia K000402180
Adam, J.G. [21368], Liberia K000402181
Hepper, F.N. [7967], Côte d'Ivoire K000402182
Enti [GC35599], Ghana K000402183
Irvine, F.R. [4897], Ghana K000402184
Harley, G.W. [s.n.], Liberia K000402177
Deighton, F.C. [2571], Sierra Leone K000402167
Thomas, N.W. [568], Sierra Leone K000402168
Baldwin, J.T. Jr. [6963], Liberia K000402173

First published in Gard. Chron., n.s., 10: 554 (1878)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

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