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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. Last Changed: 15-Feb-2007
Species priority site is: National Arid Land Plant Genetic Resources Unit (PARL)
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. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  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. Chester, E. W. et al. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants. (Atlas Tenn)
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  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. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  9. Hochstätter, F. & G. Hentzschel 2000. Yucca I (Agavaceae): (dehiscent-fruited species) in the Southwest and Midwest of the USA and Canada. 2000 (Yucca I) 221.
  10. Hochstätter, F. & G. Hentzschel Yucca II (Agavaceae): (indehiscent-fruited species) in the Southwest, Midwest and East of the USA. 2002 (Yucca II) 274-278.
  11. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  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. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  16. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  17. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. (F WVa)
  18. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)
  19. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida. 1982 (F CFla)
  20. Zhong Guo & Hua Jing China floral encyclopaedia. (China FlEncy)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=42151. Accessed 14 November 2018.