Saint George’s sword

Scientific Name :
Dracaena trifasciata (Prain) Mabb.
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Local/Common name(s) :
Mother-in-laws tongue, Saint George’s sword
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Cultivated in Colombia
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Uses :
Ornamental, Medicinal
Description (Morphology) :

Acaulescent herb with subterranean rhizome. Leaves very erect, banded on both surfaces from base to apex, very distinct light sull green or clear whitish-green and deep grass-green to almost blackish-green,overspread with slight glacous bloom, margins narrow, grey-green or golden yellow. Inflorescence high, axes 0.3-0.8 cm thick. Flowers (1-)3-4 per cluster; pedicels 0.5-0.8 cm long, pedicels upward-curved. Flowers pale greenish or greenish-white. Fruit a bright orange globose berry, 1-3 seeded.

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