Cordyline

Lilidcem. DRACIENA- A genus of greenhouse plants closely related to Draczena, but the ovary contains several ovules in each cell, and the solitary pedicels are provided with a 3-bracted involucre : stem tall, often woody, bearing large, crowded lvs., to the striking variegation of which the group owes its value: fls. panicled;stamens 6: pedicels articulated: perianth 6-parted: ovary 3-celled : fr. a berry.