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Taxon: Yucca schidigera Roezl ex Ortgies

 
Genus: Yucca
Section: Yucca
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 405146
Place of publication: Gartenflora 20:110. 1871
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: 9 (9 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: emulsifier (used as foaming agent in root beer); flavoring
  • Medicines: folklore (source of "saponin shidigera" fide J. Nelson, TAXACOM (23 Jul 1997 & followup responses); CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California (Norte)]


References:

  1. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  2. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  3. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  4. Hochstätter, F. & G. Hentzschel Yucca III (Agavaceae): Mexico. 2004 (Yucca III) 23-24.
  5. Hochstätter, F. & G. Hentzschel Yucca II (Agavaceae): (indehiscent-fruited species) in the Southwest, Midwest and East of the USA. 2002 (Yucca II) 22-23.
  6. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  8. Nelson, J. 1997. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  9. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  10. Webber, J. M. 1953. Yuccas of the Southwest Agric. Monogr. U.S.D.A. 17:24-25.

Check other web resources for Yucca schidigera Roezl ex Ortgies :

  • 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.

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=405146. Accessed 26 March 2019.