Cordyline fruticosa (L.) A. Chev.

Sub-Family: Not available
English Name: Good Luck Plant
Synonym: Cordyline terminalis Kunth
Common Name: Ti Plant
Flowering & Fruiting Period: March - April
Distribution: Tropical South East Asia, Australia and Pacific Island
Habitat: Grown as garden plant
Uses: Ornamental
Key Characteristics: Cordyline fruticosaare unbranched slender shrub; leaf-scars prominent towards apex. Leaves crowded at apex, purplish; petiole base widened into sheath. Panicle, well branched; stalk 15 cm. Flowers bisexual, subsessile; bracts ovate. Perianth tubular below; lobes 3+3, reddish, reflexed. Stamens 6, inserted on the tube. Ovary superior. Berry subglobose; seeds numerous, black.