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Cordyline spp.

Cordyline spp.

FAMILY

Laxmanniaceae / Agavaceae

Species

Cordyline spp.

Common name

Cordyline

Flower colour; life form

Pink, white; shrub

Campus

Cairns, Townsville

Description

Plants often have only one stem with long leaves to 80 x 12 cm, cultivated ones often have reddish streaks, veins conspicuous, lateral veins acutely angled. Flowers in panicles, each flower usually less than 1 cm long. There are many ovules in each locule of the ovary. Most plants growing on the campus are cultivars.

Additional image

Image of Cordyline