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Cordyline fruticosa (Tiplant)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Cordyline fruticosa

Cordyline fruticosa (L.) A. Chev


Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s): Convallaria fruticosa, Cordyline terminalis, Cordyline terminalis var. ti, Dracaena terminalis

USDA Symbol: COFR2

USDA Native Status: HI (I), PR (I)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White



Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: UPL FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Cordyline fruticosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cordyline fruticosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cordyline fruticosa


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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