Taxon: Dasylirion acrotrichum (Schiede) Zucc.

Genus: Dasylirion
Family: Asparagaceae
  Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Nomen number: 404586
Place of publication: Abh. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. 3:228, t. 1, fig. IV. 1840
Comment: date of publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 29-Jul-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Nov-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi, - Zacatecas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, - Guanajuato, - Hidalgo, - Jalisco, - Nayarit, - Queretaro, - Veracruz

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)


Check other web resources for Dasylirion acrotrichum (Schiede) Zucc. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.