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Taxon: Yucca brevifolia Engelm.

 
Genus: Yucca
Section: Clistocarpa
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 42147
Place of publication: S. Watson et al., Botany [fortieth parallel] 496. 1871 (in C. King, U.S. geol. explor. 40th Parallel vol. 5)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Feb-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 13 (13 active, 13 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed14)
  • Food additives: flavoring (foaming agent for root beer)
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona (n.w.), California (s.e.), Nevada (s.), Utah (s.w.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. American Herbal Products Association. 1992. Herbs of commerce
  2. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Gentry, H. S. 1972. The agave family in Sonora. U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 399
  8. Hochstätter, F. & G. Hentzschel. 2002. Yucca II (Agavaceae): (indehiscent-fruited species) in the Southwest, Midwest and East of the USA 40-43.
  9. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  10. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  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. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Yucca brevifolia Engelm. :

  • 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=42147. Accessed 19 September 2019.