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Taxon: Manfreda virginica (L.) Salisb. ex Rose

Genus: Manfreda
Family: Asparagaceae subfamily: Agavoideae. Also placed in: Agavaceae
Nomen number: 101029
Place of publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 8:19. 1903
Name verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • false aloe   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • rattlesnake-master   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • Virginia-agave   (Source: F NAmer ) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. [= Polianthes].
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. [= Agave virginica].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. [= Agave virginica].
  • Shinners, L. H. 1966. Texas Polianthes, including Manfreda (Agave subgenus Manfreda) and Runyonia (Agavaceae). Sida 2:333–338. [= Polianthes].
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1998. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. [= Polianthes virginica].
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Check other web resources for Manfreda virginica (L.) Salisb. ex Rose:


Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?101029 (28 July 2014)

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