Dracaena rockii

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Dracaena rockii


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

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


Dracaena rockii (H.St.John) Jankalski, 2008


  • Basionym
    • Pleomele rockii H.St.John, Pacific Sci. 39: 187. (1985)
  • Heterotypic
    • Pleomele hawaiiensis var. mauiensis O.Deg. & I.Deg. in O.Degener, Fl. Hawaiiensis 68: s.p. (1980)
    • Pleomele auwahiensis H.St.John, Pacific Sci. 39: 175. (1985)
    • Dracaena auwahiensis (H.St.John) Jankalski, Sansevieria 28: 24. (2012)
    • Chrysodracon auwahiensis (H.St.John) P.L.Lu & Morden, Syst. Bot. 39: 101. (2014)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Pacific
    • Regional: North-Central Pacific
      • Hawaiian Is. (Molokai, Maui)

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



Vernacular names[edit]

English: Hawaiian Dragon Tree (US)
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