HyperDic: genus_dracaena

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Dracaena:
NOUNplantgenus DracaenaOld World tropical plants with branches ending in tufts of sword-shaped leaves
English > genus Dracaena: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningOld World tropical plants with branches ending in tufts of sword-shaped leaves; in some classifications considered a genus of Liliaceae.
Member ofAgavaceae, family Agavaceae, agave family, sisal familychiefly tropical and xerophytic plants
MembersdracaenaAn agave that is often cultivated for its decorative foliage
Broaderliliid monocot genusgenus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
Spanishgenus dracaena
Catalangenus dracaena

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