Genus: Hesperoyucca (Engelm.) Trel.

Possible synonym of: Yucca L.

Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Alternate family(ies): Agavaceae
Common names: yucca
Genus number: 17747
Last updated: 07-Nov-2011
Accession Count: 8 (6 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Clary, K. H. 2001. The genus Hesperoyucca (Agavaceae) in the southwestern United States and Mexico: new nomenclatural combinations. Sida 19:839-847.
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. Note: accepts

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 19 July 2019.