- any treelike tropical plant of the genus Dracaena, many species of which are cultivated as ornamentals for their showy leaves.
- any plant of the closely related genus Cordyline.
Origin of dracaena
Examples from the Web for dracaena
Historical Examples of dracaena
The said girdle is made of the ti leaves (Dracaena terminalis).Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before
These were rather light-skinned, and some quite good-looking, and all wore girdles of dracaena leaves.The Call Of The South
In connexion with the various designs such fine plants as Agave americana, Dracaena indivisa are often used as centre-pieces.
A large number of the garden species of Dracaena are varieties of Cordyline terminalis.
Dracaena and the allied genus Cordyline occur in the warmer regions of the Old World.