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Dracaena cinnabari, Socotra Dragon Tree, Dragon Blood Tree

Dracaena cinnabari

Socotra Dragon Tree, Dragon Blood Tree
Family: Asparagaceae    (Formerly:Dracaenaceae / Liliaceae / Agavaceae)
Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Origin: Socotra
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsWhite/off-white flowers

Dracaena cinnabari is the most famous and distinctive plant of the island of Socotra. It has a unique and strange appearance, described as "upturned, densely-packed crown having the shape of an uprightly held umbrella".

Not to be confused with Dracaena draco, the Canary Islands Dragon Tree.


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Dracaena cinnabari, Socotra Dragon Tree, Dragon Blood Tree
Dracaena cinnabari, Socotra Dragon Tree, Dragon Blood Tree
Dracaena cinnabari, Socotra Dragon Tree, Dragon Blood Tree


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/dracaena_cinnabari.htm