Dracaena surculosa

Dracaena surculosa, called the gold dust dracaena and spotted dracaena, is a species of flowering plant in the family Asparagaceae, native to west and west-central tropical Africa, from Guinea to the Republic of the Congo.[2][1] Its cultivar 'Florida Beauty' has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.[3]

Dracaena surculosa
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Habit
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Close-up of flower
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Genus: Dracaena
Species:
D. surculosa
Binomial name
Dracaena surculosa
Synonyms[1]
  • Dracaena godseffiana Sander ex Mast.
  • Dracaena interrupta Harv. ex G.Don
  • Nemampsis ternifolia Raf.
  • Pleomele godseffiana (Sander ex Mast.) N.E.Br.

SubtaxaEdit

The following varieties are accepted:[1]

  • Dracaena surculosa var. maculata Hook.f.
  • Dracaena surculosa var. surculosa

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Dracaena surculosa Lindl". Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 4 May 2021.
  2. ^ "Dracaena surculosa gold dust dracaena". The Royal Horticultural Society. 2021. Retrieved 4 May 2021. Other common names; spotted dracaena
  3. ^ "Dracaena surculosa 'Florida Beauty' (v) spotted dracaena 'Florida Beauty'". The Royal Horticultural Society. 2021. Retrieved 4 May 2021.