|Scientific name:||Dracaena draco (L).L.|
|Synonym name:||Asparagus draco L., Dracaena ombet Kotschy & Peyr., Yucca draconis L.|
|Common name:||Canary Island Dragon Tree, Drago, Dragon Tree|
|Hebrew name:||דרקנה קנרית , דרצנה קנרית, עץ הדרקון|
|Stems:||Trunk up to 12 m tall; trunk branches dichotomously (repeated branching into two equal parts) after flowering; a reddish resin, Dragon's Blood, exudes from damaged bark|
|Leaves:||Dense umbrella-shaped canopy of thick swordshaped leaves|
|Inflorescence:||Terminal panicle of greenish-white flowers|
|Origin:||Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Madeira|
Ramat Hanadiv, Memorial Gardens, רמת הנדיב , גני הזיכרון
Derivation of the botanical name:
Dracaena, Greek, drakaina, a female dragon; an alternative theory suggests that the genus ia named after Sir Francis Drake (1545-1596), a British explorer, slave-trader, privateer (a pirate working for a government) in the service of England, mayor of Plymouth, England, and naval officer (he was an Admiral).
draco, draco, δρακων, οντοϛ, serpent, snake, dragon; dragon.
Asparagus, an ancient Greek name for the plant.
ombet, is a vernacular name of the species in the Bedani language of the Sudan.
Yucca, from the Carib name for manihot or cassava, a genus belonging to the Euphorbia and erroneously used to these liliaceous evergreen shrubs or small trees with rosettes of sword-shaped leaves.
draconis, Greek draconis, dragon.