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Taxon: Yucca brevifolia Engelm.

Genus: Yucca section: Clistocarpa
Family: Asparagaceae subfamily: Agavoideae. Also placed in: Agavaceae
Nomen number: 42147
Place of publication: S. Watson et al., Botany [fortieth parallel] 496. 1871 (in C. King, U.S. geol. explor. 40th Parallel vol. 5)
Name verified on: 15-Feb-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Jul-2008
Species priority site is: National Arid Land Plant Genetic Resources Unit (PARL).
Accessions: 6 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.


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Distributional range:

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

References:

  • American Herbal Products Association. 1992. Herbs of commerce.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • 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.
  • Gentry, H. S. 1972. The agave family in Sonora. U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 399.
  • Hochstätter, F. & G. Hentzschel. 2002. Yucca II (Agavaceae): (indehiscent-fruited species) in the Southwest, Midwest and East of the USA. 40–43.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
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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?42147 (20 December 2014)

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