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Dracaena steudneri

Dracaena steudneri, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Nolinoideae
Tribus: Dracaeneae
Genus: Dracaena
Species: Dracaena steudneri

Dracaena steudneri Engl., 1895

Pleomele steudneri (Engl.) N.E.Br., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1914: 279 (1914).
Dracaena papahu Engl., Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas, C: 143 (1895).
Pleomele papahu (Engl.) N.E.Br., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1914: 278 (1914).

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Africa
Regional: West-Central Tropical Africa
Burundi; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Rwanda
Regional: Northeast Tropical Africa
Ethiopia; Sudan
Regional: East Tropical Africa
Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
Regional: South Tropical Africa
Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Engler, H.G.A., 1895. Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas, C: 143 [1]


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Dracaena steudneri in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jan. 27. Reference page.
Damen, T.H.J., Van der Burg, W.J, Wiland-Szymańska, J. & Sosef, M.S.M. 2018. Taxonomic novelties in African Dracaena (Dracaenaceae). Blumea 63(1): 31–53. DOI: 10.3767/blumea.2018.63.01.05 Open access. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Dracaena steudneri. Published online. Accessed: Jan. 27 2019.
The Plant List 2013. Dracaena steudneri in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jan. 27. 2019. Dracaena steudneri. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jan. 27.

Vernacular names
English: bush nightfighter

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