This dragon tree has rigid, ribbed leaves that are pointed towards the tip and of a more bluish and grayish color than those of D. Draco . Its bearing is less dense and branched, reaching more than 8 meters in height. The bark is grayish-yellow and somewhat shiny. The whitish-green inflorescences are arranged in a branched inflorescence up to 80-100 cm long. The seeds are globose and slightly compressed, about 6-7 mm in diameter. It shows similarities with species from East Africa, such as Dracaena ombet and Dracaena schizantha , and from Arabia , such as Dracaena serrulata . It is believed that the species could have reached the Canary Islands during the Miocene period .