Furcraea foetida

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Furcraea foetida

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Agavoideae
Genus: Furcraea
Species: Furcraea foetida

Name[edit]

Furcraea foetida (L.) Haw., 1812

Synonyms[edit]

  • Basionym
    • Agave foetida L., Sp. Pl.: 323 (1753).
  • Homotypic
    • Aloe foetida (L.) Crantz, Inst. Rei Herb. 1: 466 (1766).
  • Heterotypic
    • Furcraea gigantea Vent., Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris 1: 65 (1793).
    • Funium piliferum Willemet, Ann. Bot. (Usteri) 18: 26 (1798).
    • Furcraea madagascariensis Haw., Suppl. Pl. Succ.: 42 (1819).
    • Agave madagascariensis (Haw.) Salm-Dyck, Index Pl. Succ. Hort. Dyck.: 1 (1822).
    • Agave commelyni Salm-Dyck, Hort. Dyck.: 301 (1834).
    • Agave gigantea (Vent.) D.Dietr., Syn. Pl. 2: 1192 (1840).
    • Furcraea commelyni (Salm-Dyck) Kunth, Enum. Pl. 5: 842 (1850).
    • Fourcroya gigantea (Vent.) Hook., Bot. Mag. 86: t. 5163 (1860).
    • Furcraea barillettii Jacobi, Abh. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Cult., Abth. Naturwiss. 1869: 166 (1869).
    • Agave bulbosa W.Bull, Nursery Cat. (William Bull) 60: 3 (1871).
    • Furcraea atroviridis Jacobi & Goeff., Vers. Syst. Ord. Agav.: 273 (1871).
    • Furcraea viridis Hemsl., Biol. Cent.-Amer., Bot. 3: 353 (1884).
    • Furcraea watsoniana Sander, Gard. Chron., ser. 3, 23: 242 (1898).
    • Furcraea gigantea var. mediopicta Trel. in L.H.Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 3: 1306 (1915).

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: America
      • Costa Rica to N. South America and S. Caribbean

References: Brummitt, R.K. (2001) TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Mauritius hemp, Giant Cabuya, Mauritius-hemp
español: Cabuya
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