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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. Last Changed: 17-Jul-2008
Species priority site is: National Arid Land Plant Genetic Resources Unit (PARL)
Accessions: 13 (13 active, 9 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed14)
  • Food additives: flavoring (foaming agent for root beer)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

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 Herbs of commerce. 1992 (Herbs Commerce)
  2. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  6. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  7. Gentry, H. S. The agave family in Sonora. U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 399. 1972 (Agave Sonora)
  8. Hochstätter, F. & G. Hentzschel Yucca II (Agavaceae): (indehiscent-fruited species) in the Southwest, Midwest and East of the USA. 2002 (Yucca II) 40-43.
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  10. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  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. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

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. 2018. 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 November 2018.