Dracaena draco, the Canary Islands dragon tree or drago, is a subtropical tree- like plant in the The form found on Gran Canaria is now treated as a separate species, Dracaena tamaranae, based on differences in flower structure. The form . A new species of dragon tree, Dracaena tamaranae A. Marrero, R.S. Almeida & M. Gonzalez-Martin, is described from Gran. Canaria, Canary Islands. This new. Dracaena tamaranae young 3, × 2,; MB. 0 references . taxon name. Dracaena tamaranae. taxon author · Águedo Marrero Rodriguez.

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Plant of tree-like form that reaches m in height, although it is not woody.

The Pinus an the galbuli of some junipers genus Juniperus. The flowers are hermaphroditic, greenish white in colour, and have very short tubes.

Contact Legal Creative Commons. Viernes 10 de Mayo de – “. It is the natural symbol of the island of Tenerifetogether with the blue chaffinch. The specimen called ” El Drago Milenario ” the thousand-year-old dragon growing at Icod sracaena los Vinos in northwest Tenerife is the oldest living plant of this species.

During the summer they produce inflorescences up to cm in length. These tissues include ground parenchyma cells and cortex cells. The form found on Gran Canaria is now treated as a separate species, Dracaena tamaranaebased on differences in flower ddracaena.

It grows slowly, requiring about ten years to reach 1.


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Trees Structure and function. Dracaena draco is a monocot with a tree-like growth habit currently placed in the asparagus family Asparagaceaesubfamily Nolinoidae. Retrieved 18 June The leaves are simple, narrow, sword-shaped, cm long and up to 4. Like the Tamarsnae Islands dragon tree Dracaena dracoit only branches after flowering, so individuals with no branches have not yet reached sexual maturity. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. Drscaena branch grows for about 10—15 years and re-branches, so a mature plant has an umbrella-like habit.

The ancient specimen at Icod de los VinosTenerife.

Dracaena tamaranae – Wikispecies

Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the New Ta,aranae Encyclopedia Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonbars with 20—24 taxon IDs Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms. Dracaena draco is cultivated and widely available as an ornamental tree for parks, gardens, and drought tolerant water conserving sustainable landscape projects.

It prefers shady, wet zones, and becomes established on escarpments, rocky ledges, platforms, and cracks or fissures in high and practically inaccessible crags.

They can be differentiated from those of the Canary Islands dragon tree as they are more ta,aranae and channelled, i. It was destroyed by a storm in Red resins from this dracaenaa contain many mono- and dimeric flavans that contribute to the red color of the resins. Humboldt saw it at the time of his visit.

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Botany, chemistry and therapeutic uses” PDF. It lives with junipers, olive trees and in rockrose scrubland Olea cerasiformisjunipers Juniperus turbinata subsp.

The Guanches worshiped a specimen in Tenerife, and hollowed its trunk into a small sanctuary. When the bark or leaves are cut they secrete a reddish resinone of several sources of substances known as dragon’s blood. Its massive trunk comes from the contribution of clusters of aerial roots that emerge from the bases of lowest branches and grow down to the soil.


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Dracaena tamaranae – Wikipedia tiếng Việt

The form endemic to La Palma initially branches very low with numerous, nearly vertical branches arranged fastigately. The bark tends to be yellowish greyish and is somewhat shiny and almost smooth. This page was last edited on 22 Sracaenaat In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Retrieved 9 January By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The branches of the Gran Canaria dragon tree are shorter and stumpier than those of their cousin; in addition, the main branches are divided into three from the apex trichotomous branchingwhereas those of the Canary Islands dragon tree always separate into two.

Retrieved 6 February In general, they contain single a seed of up to 7 mm in diameter.

New International Encyclopedia 1st ed. They are tamarnae to the trunk or branches by means of a very wide, arched, reddish brown sheath, and therefore lack leaf stalks. They are highly branching and have numerous flowers.