Dracaena camerooniana Baker

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Dracaena camerooniana

Open woodland
Serenje-Mpika 15 km
Jan 2001
Photo: Mike Bingham

Dracaena camerooniana

Protea Hill Farm
Mar 2011
Photo: Mike Bingham

Dracaena camerooniana

Protea Hill Farm
Mar 2011
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Common names:
Frequency: Common across northern Zambia
Status: Native
Erect or scrambling much-branched shrub. Leaves crowded at branch ends. Inflorescences unbranched.
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Notes: Conservation nates: Common across northern Zambia and elsewhere in tropical Africa. Not threatened.
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Habitat: Gallery forest undergrowth.
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia; widespread in tropical West Africa, Angola.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,N
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Content last updated: Wednesday 7 December 2016

La Croix, I. (2010). Dracaenaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(2) Page 18.

White, F. (1962). Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia Oxford Univ. Press. Page 16.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Dracaena camerooniana
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Dracaena camerooniana
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Dracaena camerooniana
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Dracaena camerooniana
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Dracaena camerooniana
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JSTOR Plant Science: Dracaena camerooniana
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Dracaena camerooniana
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Dracaena camerooniana
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Dracaena camerooniana
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Wikipedia: Dracaena camerooniana

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Dracaena camerooniana.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=206880, retrieved 8 October 2022

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