Slide ID

CV-81-210

_pkUnique ID

CV81210

Slide Date

1981

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Island

São Nicolau

Province or Jurisdiction

Ribera Brava / Panja

Date

1981

Description

The Dragoeiro, native to Cape Verde, the Canary Islands, Madeira, and Morocco is a rapidly disappearing species. The dragon-tree, as it is commonly called, is a symbol of resistance to drought. The tree is cultivated and used for medicinal purposes as well as a wood stain. The stain is collected from the reddish resin exposed when bark or leaves are removed.

Keywords

horticulture; dragon-tree; dragoeiro; tree; medicine;

Social Theme

Agriculture

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dracaena_draco

Retrieved 31 October 2012

Bossu-Picat, Christian. (1986). Cabo Verde. Paris: Delroisse. pp.100

Copyright

Rhode Island College

Box

1

Folder

6

Image Dimensions

3486 x 5253

Software

VueScan

Date Time Scanned

9-5-2012 12:00 AM

Color Space

RGB

File Size

1.4 MB

Document Type

Image

Keywords

horticulture; dragon-tree; dragoeiro; tree; medicine;

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