Definition of Dracaena draco
1. Noun. Tall tree of the Canary Islands; source of dragon's blood.
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Literary usage of Dracaena draco
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1. Report on the Teneriffe Astronomical Experiment of 1856 by Charles Piazzi Smyth (1858)
"At 20 to 30 years of age, the continual lengthening of its stem makes a Dracaena Draco somewhat resemble a sturdy young palm-tree—its crown of radiating, ..."
2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Ephraim Chambers (1870)
"DB exudes from the surface of the leaves, and from cracks in the stem of the DRAGON TREE (Dracaena draco), a tree of the natural order ..."
3. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1833)
"has, if the plant be of the species Dracaena draco L., ... we should consider, from a practical acquaintance with the Dracaena draco in English stoves, ..."
4. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1839)
"... four species of Ficus, Dracaena draco, Eucalyptus of sorts, ... and regime, clove tree, Dracaena draco and ..."
5. Journal of a Horticultural Tour Through Some Parts of Flanders, Holland, and by Patrick Neill (1823)
"The Amsterdam garden had long been noted for a noble specimen of the Dragon's-blood tree (Dracaena draco), which had reached the height of forty feet, ..."