Taxon: Manfreda virginica (L.) Salisb. ex Rose

 
Genus: Manfreda
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 101029
Place of publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 8:19. 1903
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • false aloe  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • rattlesnake-master  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • Virginia-agave  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee

References:

  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. 1963 (Glea Cron)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  • Shinners, L. H. 1966. Texas Polianthes, including Manfreda (Agave subgenus Manfreda) and Runyonia (Agavaceae) (Sida) 2:333-338.
  • Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. 1998 (F Florida)

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image