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Taxon: Littaea geminiflora Tagl.

Synonym of Agave geminiflora (Tagl.) Ker Gawl.

Genus: Littaea
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 470122
Place of publication: Bibliot. Ital. Giorn. Lett. 1:107. 1816, nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. IV) Yucca boscii Hornem., nom. rej.
Name Verified on: 29-Aug-2018 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Applequist, W. L. 2014. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 66. Taxon 63:1366. Note: proposal recommended
  2. Figueiredo, E. & G. F. Smith. 2013. (2200) Proposal to conserve the name Littaea geminiflora (Agave geminiflora) against Yucca boscii (Agavaceae/Asparagaceae). Taxon 62:1062.

Check other web resources for Littaea geminiflora Tagl. :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=470122. Accessed 24 May 2020.