Hesperaloe funifera

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Hesperaloe funifera


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Agavoideae
Genus: Hesperaloe
Species: Hesperaloe funifera


Hesperaloe funifera (K.Koch) Trel., Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 13: 36 (1902).


  • Basionym
    • Yucca funifera K.Koch, Belgique Hort. 12: 132 (1862).
  • Homotypic
    • Agave funifera (K.Koch) Lem., Ill. Hort. 11(Misc.): 65 (1864).
  • Heterotypic
    • Hesperaloe davyi Baker f., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1898: 226 (1898).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: South-Central U.S.A.
      • Texas.
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast (Coahuila, Nuevo León).

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



Vernacular names[edit]

English: New Mexico false yucca
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