Furcraea tuberosa (Miller) Aiton

 

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First Description


Hortus Kewensis [Ed. 2] 2: 303, 1811




Synonyms


Agave campanulata Sessé & Moçiño (1894)
    (Flora Mexicana, ed. 2: 87, 1894)




Agave cubensis Hasskarl (1856)
    (nom. illeg., Art. 53.1)



Furcraea geminispina Jacobi (1871)
    (Versuch zu einer systematischen Ordnung der Agaveen: 282, 1871)



Agave gigantea Baker (1888)
    (nom. illeg.. Art. 53.1)



Agave gigantea Tussac (1818)



Furcraea interrupta Hort. van Houtte ex Jacobi (1915)
    (L. H. Bailey: The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture 3: 1306, 1915)




Agave spinosa (O. Targioni Tozzetti) Steudel (1840)
    (Nomenclator Botanicus, Editio secunda (Steudel) 1: 37, 1840)




Furcraea spinosa O. Targioni Tozzetti (1808)
    (Annali del Museo Imperiale di Fisica e Storia Naturale di Firenze 1: 33-36, 1808)




Yucca superba Roxburgh (1814)
    (Hortus Bengalensis: 25, 1814)




Agave tuberosa Aiton (1789)
    (Hortus Kewensis, 1789 (nom. illeg. Art. 53.1))



Agave tuberosa Lamarck (1784)
    (nom. illeg. Art. 53.1)



Agave tuberosa Miller (1768) (Basionym)
    (Gardeners Dictionary, ed. 8, Agave No. 4, 1768)




Furcraea tuberosa Fenzel ex Baker (1879)
    (nom. illeg. Art. 53.1)



Furcraea tuberosa var. geminispina (Jacobi) Trelease (1915)
    (L. H. Bailey: The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture 3: 1306, 1915)




Agave vivipara Maycock (1830)
    (nom. illeg. Art. 53.1)







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Basic Data

Subgenus

Furcraea

Diameter

up to 3m

Inflorescence

5-8m

Flower Color

greenish-white

Flowering Time

December - March

Reproduction

seed, bulbils

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Occurrence

Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico


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