EPPO Global Database

Dracaena fragrans(DRNDE)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: DRNDE
  • Preferred name: Dracaena fragrans
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Ker Gawler


West coast of Africa from Guinée to Cameroon, Sudan and Ethiopia to Angola and Mozambique. Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in Malesia (Malaya), Sénégal, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Aletris fragrans Linnaeus
Dracaena deremensis (Brown) Engler

Common names
Name Language
corn palm English
cornplant English
cornstalk dracaena English
fragrant dracaena English
sweet-scented dracaena English
weißbunter Drachenbaum German
dracaena à feuilles marginées de blanc French
dragonnier d'Afrique tropicale French
dragonnier parfumé French
palmillo Spanish
pau-de-felicidade Portuguese
dorasena deremenshisu Japanese
shiroshima sennen boku Japanese
シロシマセンネンボク Japanese
ドラセナデレメンシス Japanese
senjuang wangi Indonesian