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Taxon: Furcraea hexapetala (Jacq.) Urb.

 
Genus: Furcraea
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 70921
Place of publication: Symb. antill. 4:132. 1903
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • Cuban-hemp  (Source: Hortus 3) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  3. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  4. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.

Check other web resources for Furcraea hexapetala (Jacq.) Urb. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=70921. Accessed 19 November 2019.