Dragon Tree 
 
 
Group:
Plants
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Cameroon, Cape Verde, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Oman, Portugal (Madeira), Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Spain (Canary Islands), Sudan, Uganda, Yemen


Species/Common Names:
Dracaena cinnabari
Dragon's Blood Tree
Dracaena concinna
Bois de Chandelle
Dracaena draco
Canary Island Dragon Tree
Dracaena floribunda
Dracaena ombet
Dracaena serrulata
Dragon's Blood Tree
Dracaena viridiflora

Facts Summary:
Dracaena (commonly known as the Dragon Tree species) is a genus of plants of concern and found in the following area(s): Cameroon, Cape Verde, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Oman, Portugal (Madeira), Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Spain (Canary Islands), Sudan, Uganda, Yemen.

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Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered

  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Dracaena cinnabariVU-IUCN2004Yemen
2. Dracaena concinnaEN-IUCN1998Mauritius
3. Dracaena dracoVU-IUCN1998Cape Verde, Morocco, Portugal (Madeira), Spain (Canary Islands)
4. Dracaena floribundaEN-IUCN1998Mauritius
5. Dracaena ombetEN-IUCN1998Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda
6. Dracaena serrulataEN-IUCN1998Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
7. Dracaena viridifloraVU-IUCN2004Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria

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