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Scientific Name: Dracaena reflexa
Pronunciation: druh-SEE-nuh re-FLECKS-uh
Common Name: pleomele
Family Name: Asparagaceae
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant
Key ID Features: Leaves spirally arranged in whorls, sheathing stem, narrowly elliptic, most 10-15 cm long x 4 cm wide.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:1.3 - 2.0m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Africa (Mozambique, Madagascar, Mauritius)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant
Additional Info: Google
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Parallel venation, Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic
Apices: Acute
Bases: Sheathing
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type: Panicle
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:6
Corolla Shape:Tubular
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Not showy, Green-yellow
Flower Time at Peak:
Additional Info: Rarely flowers locally.
Fruit Type: Berry (true)
Fruit Colour: Dark-red
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant, Unlikely to form locally
Bark Morphology: Smooth, Multi-stem trunk
Bark or Stem Colour: Tan, Green

Propagation: Stem/cane cuttings
Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: Medium indoor temperature
Light Level:Medium indoor light level
Pest Susceptibility: Mites, Root rot, ( Pest resistant, Disease resistant )
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