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

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Nuevo León, Tamaulipas]


References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas Note: = Polianthes
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  3. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. Note: = Agave virginica
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  5. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. Note: = Agave virginica
  6. Shinners, L. H. 1966. Texas Polianthes, including Manfreda (Agave subgenus Manfreda) and Runyonia (Agavaceae). Sida 2:333-338. Note: = Polianthes
  7. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Agavaceae&GenusID=Manfreda&SpeciesID=virginica target='_blank'
  8. Wunderlin, R. P. 1998. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida Note: = Polianthes virginica

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. 2019. 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 July 2019.