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Taxon: Furcraea tuberosa (Mill.) W. T. Aiton

 
Genus: Furcraea
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 70925
Place of publication: Hortus kew. ed. 2, 2:303. 1811
Link to protologue:
Comment: the generic treatment in Hortus kewensis is not attributed to "Brown mss." so W. T. Aiton is the author of the name (see Shenzhen ICN Art. 46 Ex. 25)
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, United States [Puerto Rico]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica Note: mentions
  2. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana. Note: mentions
  3. Gooding, E. G. et al. 1965. Flora of Barbados.
  4. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  6. Jardín Botánico Nacional. 1946. Flora de la República de Cuba 1:316.
  7. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  9. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  10. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Furcraea tuberosa (Mill.) W. T. Aiton :

  • 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:
  • 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=70925. Accessed 17 September 2019.