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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: 3 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Agavaceae&GenusID=Manfreda&SpeciesID=virginica)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas]


References:

  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. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  5. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  6. Shinners, L. H. 1966. Texas Polianthes, including Manfreda (Agave subgenus Manfreda) and Runyonia (Agavaceae) (Sida) 2:333-338.
  7. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. 1998 (F Florida)

Check other web resources for Manfreda virginica (L.) Salisb. ex Rose :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=101029. Accessed 21 November 2018.