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Dracaena

 

a genus of woody plants or shrubs of the family Agavaceae. There are about 150 species in the tropics and subtropics of the eastern hemisphere. The stems are branched; the leaves are linear or lanceolate, and the flowers are usually in panicles, with a simple, six-lobed white or yellowish perianth, six stamens, and pistils with three nidi. The fruit is a berry. The bark of certain species, such as the dragon tree, exudes a resinous red substance that is used to make lacquers. Many species, particularly those with varie-gated leaves (D. godseffiana, D. deremensis, and others), are raised in hothouses and indoors.

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Palabras clave: Dracaena deremensis, propagacion in vitro, aclimatizacion.
Keywords: Dracaena deremensis, in vitro propagation, acclimatization.
Dentro de la familia Agavaceae se encuentran 2 generos que presentan caracteristicas muy semejantes: Dracaena y Cordyline.
Casi todas las variedades de Dracaena y Cordyline tienen una gran demanda tanto en el mercado local como internacional.
Por tal motivo, el objetivo de este trabajo fue establecer un protocolo para la micropropagacion de la planta ornamental Dracaena deremensis var.
La creacion de un protocolo para la micropropagacion eficiente de Dracaena deremensis var.
In vitro propagation of Dracaena marginata "Tricolor".
Dracaena. http://hgic.clemson.edu/factsheets/HGIC1504.htm
An in vitro technique for the vegetative multiplication of chimaeral plants of Dracaena and Cordyline.
Dracaena marginata is easy to grow--as long as you don't give it too little or too much water.
repens) like lots of water, and Dracaena deremensis "Janet Craig' can tolerate it.
Photo: Funnel fills reservoir in self-watering pot that holds Dracaena marginata