Taxon: Furcraea cabuya Trel.

 
Genus: Furcraea
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 70915
Place of publication: Ann. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg suppl. 3:906, t. 36. 1910
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Other conspecific taxa:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela


References:

  1. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer) 6:46.
  2. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  3. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency) 4:2223.
  4. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  5. Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. (TreesS Mex)
  6. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  7. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Furcraea cabuya Trel. :

  • 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.

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=70915. Accessed 26 April 2018.