A Family in the Kingdom Plantae.
The Family Dracaenaceae is a member of the Order Asparagales. Here is the complete "parentage" of Dracaenaceae:
- Domain: Eukaryota
Whittaker & Margulis,1978 - eukaryotes
- Kingdom: Plantae
Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae
Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - Green Plants
- Phylum: Tracheophyta Sinnott, 1935 Ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - Vascular Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - Green Plants
- Kingdom: Plantae Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
The Family Dracaenaceae is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Subfamily (1): Dracaenoideae
- Genus (3): Acyntha · Drapetes · Pleomele
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 11 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in the Family Dracaenaceae.
Dracaena reflexa, commonly called Pleomele or the Song of India, is a of Dracaena (family Ruscaceae); a tropical tree native to Madagascar, Mauritius, and other nearby islands of the Indian Ocean. It is widely grown as an ornamental plant and houseplant, valued for its richly colored, evergreen leaves, and thick, irregular stems. [more]
At least 46 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Pleomele.
More info about the Genus Pleomele may be found here.
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