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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. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: National Arid Land Plant Genetic Resources Unit (PARL)
Accessions: 4 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Hortus 3; F Mesoamer)
  • 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, Yucatan]

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


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  7. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  8. Hochstätter, F. & G. Hentzschel Yucca III (Agavaceae): Mexico. 2004 (Yucca III)
  9. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. Long, R. W. & O. Lakela A flora of tropical Florida. (F TFla)
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  13. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  14. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  15. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  16. Zhong Guo & Hua Jing China floral encyclopaedia. (China FlEncy)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=42142. Accessed 17 November 2018.