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Drago mil·lenari

Dracaena draco

Habitat:

Canaries

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18 Comments

Best plant name ever

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

Wow! Amazing info n hence very nice spotting!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 8 years ago

Amazing! Congratulations!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago

Incredible vegetable! LOL

Congratulations on thia wonderful SotD !

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Amazing!!!

ava2
ava2 8 years ago

So cool!!

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 8 years ago

Awesome spot! Congrats!

harsuame
harsuame 8 years ago

Asombroso ::

namitha
namitha 8 years ago

Another awesome spotting of the day.Very interesting spotting. Thanks for sharing JosepMariaFe. Congratulations on SOTD!

ruchats
ruchats 8 years ago

Congrats!!! Just got to know that this particular "tree" was declared a national monument in 1917...!!!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

first time I've ever seen this, thanks for sharing !
Congratulations on your SOTD!

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 8 years ago

Congratulations Josep on your SOTD. Great pic.

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Wonderful spotting! Congratulations. I want (to see) one!

terrirpotter
terrirpotter 8 years ago

Beautiful,I would love to go see it myself oneday

Nayeli
Nayeli 8 years ago

Amazing!

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Lovely! Congrats!

peter
peter 8 years ago

What an incredible sight, Josep! Thanks for sharing this fascinating spotting with us and congrats on a well deserved spotting of the day!

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"Have you ever seen anything like this? Dragon trees are incredible, and although they may look like trees, they are not real trees at all. Want to know more? Find out in the spotting of the day from the Canary Islands. The Dragon tree is not a real tree, it is actually much closer to asparagus. It is extremely slow-growing, taking 8 to 11 years to reach just 2 to 3 feet (1 metre), when it begins to flower. The flowering causes the stem to branch, resulting in a highly branched tree which can be aged according to the number of branches. The oldest individual is thought to be more than 650 years old."

Josep Maria Fe
Spotted by
Josep Maria Fe

Islas Canarias, Spain

Spotted on Dec 11, 2012
Submitted on Dec 11, 2012

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