Yucca filifera

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Yucca filifera


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Agavoideae
Genus: Yucca
Sectio: Y. sect. Yucca
Serie: Y. ser. Treculianae
Species: Yucca filifera


Yucca filifera Chabaud, 1876.


  • Yucca baccata var. filifera (Chabaud) Schelle in L.Beissner, E.Schelle & H.Zabel, Handb. Laubholzben.: 6. 1903.
  • Yucca canaliculata var. filifera (Chabaud) Fenzl, Bull. Soc. Tosc. Ortic. 14: 278. 1889.


Yucca filifera Engelm., Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 3: 46 (1873), pro syn. is synonymous with Y. baccata var. baccata.


  • Govaerts, R. & al. 2006. World Checklist of selected plant families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens. 2010 Jan 07[1]
  • The International Plant Names Index 2009. Published on the Internet. 2010 Jan 07 [2].

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Palma China yucca, St Peter's palm