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Taxon: Hesperaloe parviflora (Torr.) J. M. Coult.

Genus: Hesperaloe
Family: Asparagaceae subfamily: Agavoideae. Also placed in: Agavaceae
Nomen number: 18924
Place of publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 2:436. 1894
Name verified on: 15-Feb-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 15-Feb-2007
Species priority site is: National Arid Land Plant Genetic Resources Unit (PARL).
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • red hesperaloe   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • red-flower hesperaloe   (Source: Desert Pl 11:6. 1995) – English
  • red-flower-yucca   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – English
  • red-yucca   (Source: F NAmer ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Starr 1997)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Starr, G. 1995. Hesperaloe: Aloes of the west. Desert Pl. 11:6.
  • Starr, G. 1997. A revision of the genus Hesperaloe (Agavaceae). Madroño 44:291–293.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Hesperaloe parviflora (Torr.) J. M. Coult.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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?18924 (26 November 2014)

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