Dracaena terniflora Roxb.

 
  • Family : AGAVACEAE
    (Agave Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : RAJANIGANDHA FAMILY (रजनीगंधा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : ASPARAGACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dracaena terniflora Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Rakthakhai (Oria); Manjakkantha (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Shaded places of evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in wild; Cultivated
  • Flower, Fruit : April-October
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, East Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Kolhapur district, Ratnagiri district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Khurda district, Puri district
  • Native : India, Southeast Asia
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Malay peninsula, South China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Pullaiah, T., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 3. Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, India.; http://e-monocot.org eMonocot. (2010, 1st November). Retrieved Wednesday, 8th February, 2012, from http://e-monocot.org.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Dracaena terniflora. Downloaded on 9 April 2020.

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