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Common name

English: Spanish Dagger

German: Kerzen-Palmlilie

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2593)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2492)

    Class: Liliopsida (387)

      Order: Liliales (115)

        Family: Agavaceae (5)(family description)

          Genus: Yucca (2)

            Epithet: gloriosa L. (1)

Synonyms: Yucca acuminata Sweet, Yucca acutifolia Truff.

acuminata => long pointed

acutifolia => with pointed leaves

gloriosa => glorious, noble, splendid

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub, tree

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Yucca gloriosa at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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