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Taxon: Hesperaloe funifera (K. Koch) Trel.

 
Genus: Hesperaloe
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 18923
Place of publication: Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 1902:36. 1902
Link to protologue:
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: 14 (12 active, 93 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • giant hesperaloe  (Source: Desert Pl) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: potential as fiber (for making paper); potential as fiber (for making paper)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas (s.w.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi]


References:

  1. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  2. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  3. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  4. McLaughlin, S. P. 2000. Properties of paper made from fibers of Hesperaloe funifera (Agavaceae) Econ. Bot. 54:192-196.
  5. Starr, G. 1997. A revision of the genus Hesperaloe (Agavaceae) Madroño 44:282-296.
  6. Starr, G. 1995. Hesperaloe: Aloes of the west Desert Pl. 11:5.

Check other web resources for Hesperaloe funifera (K. Koch) Trel. :

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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=18923. Accessed 15 November 2018.