Dracaena, the common name of two related genera of plants native to the tropics. Dracaenas of both genera occur as shrubs or trees in the wild, reaching heights of 3 feet (0.9 m) to 70 feet (21 m).
WHAT'S INSIDE: BOTANY
- Flowering Plants, Shrubs and Trees
- Herbs & Spices
Thinking allows us to solve problems, plan ahead and defend ourselves from outside threats. It's what separates us from "lower" life-forms like plants, right? Well, maybe not.
They call kudzu the plant that ate the South for a reason. How did this leafy green legume make its way here all the way from Asia, and how has it managed to devour entire buildings?