Yucca gloriosa L.

Common name

English: Spanish Dagger

German: Kerzen-Palmlilie

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Liliopsida (370)

      Order: Liliales (113)

        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 The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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