Genus: Dasylirion Zucc.

Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Alternate family(ies): Agavaceae, Convallariaceae, Dracaenaceae, Liliaceae, Nolinaceae, Ruscaceae
Genus number: 3406
Last updated: 19-Jan-2010
Accession Count: 9 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Bogler, D. J. 1995. Systematics of Dasylirion: taxonomy and molecular phylogeny. Bol. Soc. Bot. México 56:69-76. Note: superseded by Botanical Sciences

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  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Dasylirion
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 October 2019.