Other name is “Female Dragon” due to the red gum-like resin in the stems was likened to dragons blood.  It’s relative plant is the “Agave”

Watering : Does not like wet feet.  Requires misting on the leaves and the soil.  Let top 2 inches of soil dry out before watering.  Water less in winter.  Avoid soil being moist

Light : Filtered, bright indirect Sunlight is best.  Avoid direct Sunlight as the leaves will scorch.

Origin: Madagascar and surrounding Indian Ocean Islands, Africa, Southern Asia, Northern Australia with just two species found in Central America