from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several tropical plants of the genera Dracaena and Cordyline, some species of which are cultivated as house plants for their decorative foliage.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of the genus Dracaena of liliaceous plants with woody stems and funnel-shaped flowers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of liliaceous plants with woody stems and funnel-shaped flowers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of liliaceous trees, natives of the tropical regions of Africa, Asia, and Polynesia, including about 35 species.
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- n. an agave that is often cultivated for its decorative foliage
The fruit of the dracaena is a yellow-orange berry.
In Mexico, dracaena is used as a a border plant, as well as an outdoor potted plant.
In Mexico, dracaena is used as a a border plant, as well as an outdoor potted plant. The showy specimen thrives in the tropical climate of this Mexico beach area on the Pacific coast. © Linda Abbott Trapp, 2009
The dracaena, which is seen only in cultivated spots in the Canary
Three beautiful options for your tropical garden in Mexico are the desert rose, dracaena and pothos.
Desert rose, dracaena and pothos: ornamental plants and flowers of tropical Mexico: Mexico Living
Desert rose, dracaena and pothos: ornamental plants and flowers of tropical Mexico by
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It was not the trees and lianas only that were beautiful in these sunny openings, but the ferns, mosses, orchids, and selaginellas, with the crimson-tipped dracaena, and the crimson-veined caladium, and the great red nepenthe with purple blotches on its nearly diaphanous pitchers, and another pitcher-plant of an epiphytal habit, with pea-green pitchers scrambling to a great height over the branches of the smaller trees.
One of them was a dracaena, and my other neighbor said that
The place and its people at one with the lonesome moors, the adamantine rocks and such strange trees as the dracaena.