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Taxon: Furcraea foetida (L.) Haw.

 
Genus: Furcraea
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 70919
Place of publication: Syn. pl. succ. 73. 1812
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Aug-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Materials: fiber
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Guadeloupe, Martinique
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil


    Uncertain

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. African plant database. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques Ville de Geneve. (African Pl Database)
  3. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  4. Barbosa, C. et al. 2017. Changes in the realized niche of the invasive succulent CAM plant Furcraea foetida Austral Ecol. 42:643-654.
  5. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas. 1992 (L Guianas)
  6. Crouch, N. R. & G. F. Smith 2011. Agavaceae. Furcraea foetida: an invading alien in South Africa (Bothalia) 41:196-199.
  7. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  8. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  9. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  10. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  11. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  13. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  14. Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. (Weed CRCAustralia)
  15. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  16. Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource). (F Hawaii Online)
  17. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Furcraea foetida (L.) Haw. :

  • 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:
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.

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=70919. Accessed 21 April 2019.