Taxon: Hechtia texensis S. Watson

Genus: Hechtia
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Hechtioideae
Nomen number: 454999
Place of publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 20:374. 1885
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Mar-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Mar-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • false agave  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  2. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  3. Smith, L. B. & R. J. Downs 1974. Pitcairnioideae (Bromeliaceae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 14:591.

Check other web resources for Hechtia texensis S. Watson :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 22 April 2018.