Taxon: Yucca guatemalensis Baker

Genus: Yucca
    Section: Yucca
Family: Asparagaceae
  Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 411390
Place of publication: Refug. Bot. 5: t. 313. 1872
Name Verified on: 15-Feb-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Feb-2007
Species priority site is: National Arid Land Plant Genetic Resources Unit (PARL)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Mesoamer)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, - Chiapas, - Quintana Roo, - Veracruz, - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Panama

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. 1994 (F Mesoamer)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Hochstätter, F. & G. Hentzschel Yucca III (Agavaceae): Mexico. 2004 (Yucca III) 38.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)


Check other web resources for Yucca guatemalensis Baker :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.