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
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 (fide Pl Book)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Central America: Costa Rica; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: Venezuela

References:

  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana. 1994 (F Mesoamer) 6:46.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency) 4:2223.
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. 1920 (TreesS Mex)
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. 1995- (F VenGuay)
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (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.