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Taxon: Yucca aloifolia L.

 
Genus: Yucca
Section: Yucca
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 42142
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:319. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 15-Feb-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana (s.), Mississippi (s.), North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia (s.e.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas (s.e.)]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Yucatán]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, St. Lucia


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  7. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  8. Hochstätter, F. & G. Hentzschel. 2004. Yucca III (Agavaceae): Mexico
  9. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  11. Long, R. W. & O. Lakela. 1971. A flora of tropical Florida.
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  13. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  14. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  15. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  16. Zhong Guo & Hua Jing. 1993. China floral encyclopaedia.

Check other web resources for Yucca aloifolia L. :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=42142. Accessed 18 November 2019.