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Taxon: Yucca filamentosa L.

 
Genus: Yucca
Section: Chaenocarpa
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 42151
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: 7 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3; Yucca I 221. 2000)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [West Virginia (s.e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=3542), Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • United States (e.)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Chester, E. W. et al. 1993-1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  8. Hochstätter, F. & G. Hentzschel. 2000. Yucca I (Agavaceae): (dehiscent-fruited species) in the Southwest and Midwest of the USA and Canada 221.
  9. Hochstätter, F. & G. Hentzschel. 2002. Yucca II (Agavaceae): (indehiscent-fruited species) in the Southwest, Midwest and East of the USA 274-278.
  10. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  12. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  13. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  14. Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  15. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  16. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. Note: cult. & natzd.
  17. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).
  18. Wunderlin, R. P. 1982. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida
  19. Zhong Guo & Hua Jing. 1993. China floral encyclopaedia.
  20. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Yucca filamentosa 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=42151. Accessed 16 July 2019.