Dracaena draco. DRAGON TREE. Canary Islands
Dracaenaceae (formerly placed in Agavaceae), including Nolina and Cordyline

About 3-feet high in Arizona Garden. Mature tree transplants from the Stanford residence to university grounds 1889-1891 had died by the late 1930s. One of the last know specimens was in the outer NE circle of the Inner Quad; see entry and photo in Albert Wilson (1938) Distintive Trees, Shrubs, and Vines in the Gardens of the San Francisco Peninsula.

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Related material: Dracaena entry of Species Lost list

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