Dracaena afromontana Mildbr.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In Montane rainforest
Altitude range: 1700 - 2350 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: DRC, Rwanda, Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi.
Malawi distribution: N
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Endemic status:
Red data list status: Vulnerable
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 305.

Dowsett-Lemaire, F. (1989). The flora and phytogeography of the evergreen forests of Malawi. I: Afromontane and mid-altitude forests; Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg. 59(1/2) Page 21.

La Croix, I. (2010). Dracaenaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(2) Pages 18 - 19.

White, F., Dowsett-Lemaire, F. & Chapman, J.D. (2001). Evergreen forest flora of Malawi Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Pages 98 - 99.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Dracaena afromontana.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=220670, retrieved 15 July 2024

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