Agavaceae Plant Family

Symbol Scientific Name Common Name Photos
AGAVE Agave L. agave
AGAJ Agave ?ajoensis W.C. Hodgson [deserti Xschottii] N/A
AGAM Agave americana L. American century plant
AGAMA Agave americana L. ssp. americana American century plant
AGAMA2 Agave americana L. ssp. americana var. americana American century plant
AGAME Agave americana L. ssp. americana var. expansa (Jacobi) Gentry American century plant
AGAMP Agave americana L. ssp. protamericana Gentry American century plant
AGAMM Agave americana L. var. marginata Trel. [excluded] N/A
AGAMM2 Agave americana L. var. mediopicta Trel. [excluded] N/A
AGAMS Agave americana L. var. striata Trel. [excluded] N/A
AGAN4 Agave angustifolia Haw. century plant
AGAR8 Agave ?arizonica Gentry & J.Z. Weber (pro sp.) [chrysantha ? toumeyana] Arizona century plant
AGAR3 Agave arizonica Gentry & J.H. Weber [hybrid] Agave ?arizonica
AGAS3 Agave asperrima Jacobi rough century plant
AGAT Agave atrovirens Karw. ex Salm-Dyck maguey
AGCA9 Agave cantala Roxb. cantala
AGCH2 Agave chrysantha Peebles goldenflower century plant
AGPAC2 Agave palmeri Engelm. var. chrysantha (Peebles) Little ex L. Benson Agave chrysantha
AGCU3 Agave cupreata Trel. & Berger N/A
AGDE3 Agave decipiens Baker false sisal
AGDE10 Agave delamateri W.C. Hodgson & L. Slauson Tonto Basin century plant
AGDE Agave deserti Engelm. desert agave
AGDED Agave deserti Engelm. ssp. deserti desert agave
AGCO7 Agave consociata Trel. Agave deserti ssp. deserti
AGDES Agave deserti Engelm. ssp. simplex Gentry desert agave
AGDES3 Agave deserti Engelm. var. simplex (Gentry) W.C. Hodgson & Reveal Agave deserti ssp. simplex
AGDE4 Agave desmettiana Jacobi dwarf century plant
AGEG Agave eggersiana Trel. Eggers's century plant
AGFO2 Agave fourcroydes Lemaire henequen
AGGL2 Agave glomeruliflora (Engelm.) Berger Chisos Mountain century plant
AGCH3 Agave chisosensis C.H. Muller Agave glomeruliflora
AGGR4 Agave gracilipes Trel. slimfoot century plant
AGHA Agave havardiana Trel. Havard's century plant
AGLE Agave lechuguilla Torr. lechuguilla
AGLOP Agave lophantha Schiede var. poselgeri (Salm-Dyck) Berger Agave lechuguilla
AGMI4 Agave missionum Trel. corita
AGPO Agave portoricensis Trel. Agave missionum
AGMU Agave murpheyi F. Gibson Murphey's century plant
AGNE3 Agave neglecta Small wild century plant
AGPA3 Agave palmeri Engelm. Palmer's century plant
AGPA4 Agave parryi Engelm. Parry's agave
AGPAN6 Agave parryi Engelm. ssp. neomexicana (Woot. & Standl.) Ullrich Parry's agave
AGNE4 Agave neomexicana Woot. & Standl. Agave parryi ssp. neomexicana
AGPAP5 Agave parryi Engelm. ssp. parryi Parry's agave
AGHU3 Agave huachucensis Baker Agave parryi ssp. parryi
AGPAC Agave parryi Engelm. var. couesii (Engelm. ex Trel.) Kearney & Peebles Agave parryi ssp. parryi
AGPAH Agave parryi Engelm. var. huachucensis (Baker) Little ex L. Benson Agave parryi ssp. parryi
AGSC2 Agave scabra Salm-Dyck Agave parryi ssp. parryi
AGPA5 Agave parviflora Torr. smallflower century plant
AGPH Agave phillipsiana W.C. Hodgson Grand Canyon century plant
AGRI6 Agave rigida P. Mill. N/A
AGRIR Agave rigida P. Mill. var. rigida N/A
AGSC3 Agave schottii Engelm. Schott's century plant
AGSCS2 Agave schottii Engelm. var. schottii Schott's century plant
AGSCT Agave schottii Engelm. var. treleasei (Toumey) Kearney & Peebles Trelease's century plant
AGSH Agave shawii Engelm. coastal agave
AGSI2 Agave sisalana Perrine sisal hemp
AGRIS Agave rigida P. Mill. var. sisalana (Perrine) Engelm. Agave sisalana
AGTE7 Agave tequilana A. Weber tequila agave
AGTO Agave toumeyana Trel. ex Standl. Toumey's century plant
AGTOB Agave toumeyana Trel. ex Standl. var. bella Breitung Toumey's century plant
AGTOB2 Agave toumeyana Trel. ex Standl. ssp. bella (Breitung) Gentry Agave toumeyana var. bella
AGTOT Agave toumeyana Trel. ex Standl. var. toumeyana Toumey's century plant
AGUN2 Agave univittata Haw. thorncrest century plant
AGHE6 Agave heteracantha Zucc. Agave univittata
AGLO Agave lophantha Schiede Agave univittata
AGMC Agave mckelveyana Gentry, nomen nudum Agave univittata
AGUT Agave utahensis Engelm. Utah agave
AGUTE Agave utahensis Engelm. var. eborispina (Hester) Breitung Utah agave
AGUTK Agave utahensis Engelm. var. kaibabensis (McKelvey) Breitung Kaibab agave
AGKA2 Agave kaibabensis McKelvey Agave utahensis var. kaibabensis
AGUTK2 Agave utahensis Engelm. ssp. kaibabensis (McKelvey) Gentry Agave utahensis var. kaibabensis
AGUTN Agave utahensis Engelm. var. nevadensis Engelm. ex Greenm. & Roush Nevada agave
AGUTU Agave utahensis Engelm. var. utahensis Utah agave
AGWE Agave weberi Cels ex Poisson Weber's century plant
AGXY Agave xylonacantha Salm-Dyck century plant
DRACA Dracaena L. dracaena
DRCI3 Dracaena cinnabari Balf. f. Socotra dragontree
DRCO9 Dracaena concinna Kunth N/A
DRDR3 Dracaena draco (L.) L. dragontree
DRFR2 Dracaena fragrans (L.) Ker-Gawl. fragrant dracaena
DRMA8 Dracaena marginata Lam. dragontree
DRST8 Dracaena steudneri Schweinf. ex Engl. bush nightfighter
DRSU11 Dracaena surculosa Lindl. gold dust dracaena
FURCR Furcraea Vent. furcraea
FUFO Furcraea foetida (L.) Haw. Mauritius hemp
FUGI Furcraea gigantea Vent. Furcraea foetida
FUHE2 Furcraea hexapetala (Jacq.) Urban Cuban hemp
FUMA7 Furcraea macrophylla Baker [excluded] N/A
FUSE Furcraea selloa K. Koch wild sisal
FUTU Furcraea tuberosa (P. Mill.) Ait. f. female karata
HESPE Hesperaloe Engelm. false yucca
HEFU2 Hesperaloe funifera (Lem.) Trel. New Mexico false yucca
HEPA8 Hesperaloe parviflora (Torr.) Coult. redflower false yucca
HEPAE Hesperaloe parviflora (Torr.) Coult. var. engelmannii (Krauskopf) Trel. Engelmann's false yucca
HEPAP Hesperaloe parviflora (Torr.) Coult. var. parviflora redflower false yucca
HESPE12 Hesperoyucca (Engelm.) Baker N/A
HENE7 Hesperoyucca newberryi (McKelvey) Clary Newberry's yucca
YUNE3 Yucca newberryi McKelvey Hesperoyucca newberryi
HEWH Hesperoyucca whipplei (Torr.) Baker chaparral yucca
YUCA4 Yucca californica Lemmon Hesperoyucca whipplei
YUGR Yucca graminifolia Wood Hesperoyucca whipplei
YUNI Yucca nitida C. Wright ex W. Wats. Hesperoyucca whipplei
YUWH Yucca whipplei Torr. Hesperoyucca whipplei
YUWHC Yucca whipplei Torr. ssp. caespitosa (M.E. Jones) Haines Hesperoyucca whipplei
YUWHI Yucca whipplei Torr. ssp. intermedia Haines Hesperoyucca whipplei
YUWHP Yucca whipplei Torr. ssp. parishii (M.E. Jones) Haines Hesperoyucca whipplei
YUWHP2 Yucca whipplei Torr. ssp. percursa Haines Hesperoyucca whipplei
YUWHC2 Yucca whipplei Torr. var. caespitosa M.E. Jones Hesperoyucca whipplei
YUWHG Yucca whipplei Torr. var. graminifolia (Wood) Trel. Hesperoyucca whipplei
YUWHI2 Yucca whipplei Torr. var. intermedia (Haines) J.M. Webber Hesperoyucca whipplei
YUWHP3 Yucca whipplei Torr. var. parishii M.E. Jones Hesperoyucca whipplei
YUWHP4 Yucca whipplei Torr. var. percursa (Haines) J.M. Webber Hesperoyucca whipplei
YUWHW Yucca whipplei Torr. var. whipplei Torr. [superfluous autonym] Hesperoyucca whipplei
MANFR Manfreda Salisb. tuberose
MALO Manfreda longiflora (Rose) Verhoek-Williams longflower tuberose
PORU13 Polianthes runyonii Shinners Manfreda longiflora
RULO9 Runyonia longiflora Rose Manfreda longiflora
MAMA7 Manfreda maculosa (Hook.) Rose spice lily
AGMA5 Agave maculata Engelm. ex Torr., non Regel Manfreda maculosa
AGMA6 Agave maculosa Hook. Manfreda maculosa
AGMAM2 Agave maculosa Hook. var. minor Jacobi Manfreda maculosa
POMA25 Polianthes maculosa (Hook.) Shinners Manfreda maculosa
MASI Manfreda sileri Verhoek-Williams Siler's tuberose
MAVA Manfreda variegata (Jacobi) Rose mottled tuberose
AGVA3 Agave variegata Jacobi Manfreda variegata
MATA4 Manfreda tamazunchalensis Matuda Manfreda variegata
MAXI Manfreda xilitlensis Matuda Manfreda variegata
POVA6 Polianthes variegata (Jacobi) Shinners Manfreda variegata
MAVI5 Manfreda virginica (L.) Salisb. ex Rose false aloe
AGLA8 Agave lata Shinners Manfreda virginica
AGTI Agave tigrina (Engelm.) Cory Manfreda virginica
AGVI6 Agave virginica L. Manfreda virginica
ALIN9 Allibertia intermedia Marion Manfreda virginica
MATI Manfreda tigrina (Engelm.) Small Manfreda virginica
MAVIT3 Manfreda virginica (L.) Salisb. ex Rose var. tigrina (Engelm.) Rose Manfreda virginica
POLA14 Polianthes lata (Shinners) Shinners Manfreda virginica
POVI18 Polianthes virginica (L.) Shinners Manfreda virginica
PHORM Phormium J.R. & G. Forst. phormium
PHTE8 Phormium tenax J.R. & G. Forst. New Zealand flax
POLIA Polianthes L. polianthes
POTU4 Polianthes tuberosa L. tuberose
SANSE Sansevieria Thunb. sansevieria
SACY8 Sansevieria cylindrica Bojer ex Hook. [excluded] N/A
SAFA11 Sansevieria fasciata Prain [excluded] N/A
SAHY2 Sansevieria hyacinthoides (L.) Druce iguanatail
COGU2 Cordyline guineensis (L.) Britt. Sansevieria hyacinthoides
SAME9 Sansevieria metallica Horton ex Gerome & Labroy Sansevieria hyacinthoides
SATH Sansevieria thyrsiflora Thunb. Sansevieria hyacinthoides
SALO16 Sansevieria longiflora Sims [excluded] N/A
SARO4 Sansevieria roxburghiana Schultes & Schultes f. Indian bowstring hemp
SASE16 Sansevieria senegambica Baker bowstring hemp
SATR6 Sansevieria trifasciata hort. ex Prain viper's bowstring hemp
YUCCA Yucca L. yucca
YUAL Yucca aloifolia L. aloe yucca
YUAN2 Yucca angustissima Engelm. ex Trel. narrowleaf yucca
YUANA2 Yucca angustissima Engelm. ex Trel. var. angustissima narrowleaf yucca
YUANA Yucca angustissima Engelm. ex Trel. var. avia Reveal Yucca angustissima var. angustissima
YUANK Yucca angustissima Engelm. ex Trel. var. kanabensis (McKelvey) Reveal Kanab yucca
YUKA2 Yucca kanabensis McKelvey Yucca angustissima var. kanabensis
YUANT Yucca angustissima Engelm. ex Trel. var. toftiae (Welsh) Reveal Toft's yucca
YUTO2 Yucca toftiae Welsh Yucca angustissima var. toftiae
YUAR2 Yucca arkansana Trel. Arkansas yucca
YUANM Yucca angustissima Engelm. ex Trel. var. mollis Engelm. Yucca arkansana
YUBA Yucca baccata Torr. banana yucca
YUBAB Yucca baccata Torr. var. baccata Torr. [superfluous autonym] Yucca baccata
YUBAV Yucca baccata Torr. var. vespertina McKelvey Yucca baccata
YUCO2 Yucca confinis McKelvey Yucca baccata
YUVE2 Yucca vespertina (McKelvey) Welsh Yucca baccata
YUBA2 Yucca baileyi Woot. & Standl. Navajo yucca
YUBAB3 Yucca baileyi Woot. & Standl. var. baileyi Navajo yucca
YUST2 Yucca standleyi McKelvey Yucca baileyi var. baileyi
YUBAI Yucca baileyi Woot. & Standl. var. intermedia (McKelvey) Reveal intermediate yucca
YUIN Yucca intermedia McKelvey Yucca baileyi var. intermedia
YUBAN Yucca baileyi Woot. & Standl. var. navajoa (J.M. Webber) J.M. Webber Navajo yucca
YUNA Yucca navajoa J.M. Webber Yucca baileyi var. navajoa
YUBR Yucca brevifolia Engelm. Joshua tree
YUBRB Yucca brevifolia Engelm. var. brevifolia Joshua tree
CLBR3 Clistoyucca brevifolia (Engelm.) Rydb. Yucca brevifolia var. brevifolia
YUBRH Yucca brevifolia Engelm. var. herbertii (J.M. Webber) Munz Yucca brevifolia var. brevifolia
YUBRJ Yucca brevifolia Engelm. var. jaegeriana McKelvey Jaeger's Joshua tree
YUCA Yucca campestris McKelvey plains yucca
YUINR Yucca intermedia McKelvey var. ramosa McKelvey Yucca campestris
YUCO Yucca constricta Buckl. Buckley's yucca
YUEL Yucca elata (Engelm.) Engelm. soaptree yucca
YUANE Yucca angustissima Engelm. ex Trel. var. elata Engelm. Yucca elata
YUELE Yucca elata (Engelm.) Engelm. var. elata (Engelm.) Engelm. [superfluous autonym] Yucca elata
YUELU Yucca elata (Engelm.) Engelm. var. utahensis (McKelvey) Reveal Yucca elata
YUELV Yucca elata (Engelm.) Engelm. var. verdiensis (McKelvey) Reveal Yucca elata
YUUT2 Yucca utahensis McKelvey Yucca elata
YUVE Yucca verdiensis McKelvey Yucca elata
YUFA Yucca faxoniana (Trel.) Sarg. Eve's needle
SACA40 Samuela carnerosana auct. non Trel. [misapplied] Yucca faxoniana
SAFA9 Samuela faxoniana Trel. Yucca faxoniana
YUCA2 Yucca carnerosana auct. non (Trel.) McKelvey [misapplied] Yucca faxoniana
YUFI Yucca filamentosa L. Adam's needle
YUCO3 Yucca concava Haw. Yucca filamentosa
YUFIC Yucca filamentosa L. var. concava (Haw.) Baker Yucca filamentosa
YUFL2 Yucca flaccida Haw. weak-leaf yucca
YUFIS Yucca filamentosa L. var. smalliana (Fern.) Ahles Yucca flaccida
YUSM Yucca smalliana Fern. Yucca flaccida
YUGL Yucca glauca Nutt. soapweed yucca
YUGLG2 Yucca glauca Nutt. var. glauca soapweed yucca
YUAN Yucca angustifolia Pursh Yucca glauca var. glauca
YUGLG Yucca glauca Nutt. var. gurneyi McKelvey Gurney's yucca
YUGL2 Yucca gloriosa L. moundlily yucca
YUGU Yucca guatemalensis Baker bluestem yucca
YUEL2 Yucca elephantipes Regel Yucca guatemalensis
YUHA Yucca harrimaniae Trel. Spanish bayonet
YUHAH Yucca harrimaniae Trel. var. harrimaniae Spanish bayonet
YUGI2 Yucca gilbertiana (Trel.) Rydb. Yucca harrimaniae var. harrimaniae
YUHAG Yucca harrimaniae Trel. var. gilbertiana Trel. Yucca harrimaniae var. harrimaniae
YUHAN Yucca harrimaniae Trel. var. neomexicana (Woot. & Standl.) Reveal New Mexico Spanish bayonet
YUNE4 Yucca neomexicana Woot. & Standl. Yucca harrimaniae var. neomexicana
YUHAS Yucca harrimaniae Trel. var. sterilis Neese & Welsh Spanish bayonet
YUKA3 Yucca ?karlsruhensis Graebn. [filamentosa ? glauca] N/A
YULO Yucca louisianensis Trel. Gulf Coast yucca
YUARP Yucca arkansana Trel. var. paniculata McKelvey Yucca louisianensis
YUFR Yucca freemanii Shinners Yucca louisianensis
YUMA4 Yucca madrensis Gentry N/A
YUSC3 Yucca schottii auct. non Engelm. [misapplied] Yucca madrensis
YUNE Yucca necopina Shinners Brazos River yucca
YUPA Yucca pallida McKelvey twistleaf yucca
YURU2 Yucca rupicola Trel. Yucca pallida
YURE2 Yucca recurvifolia Salisb. curve-leaf yucca
YURE Yucca reverchonii Trel. San Angelo yucca
YURU Yucca rupicola Scheele Texas yucca
YUTO3 Yucca tortifolia Lindl. ex Engelm. Yucca rupicola
YUSC2 Yucca schidigera Roezl ex Ortgies Mojave yucca
YUCA3 Yucca californica Nutt. ex Baker Yucca schidigera
YUMA Yucca macrocarpa Merriam, non Engelm. Yucca schidigera
YUMO2 Yucca mohavensis Sarg. Yucca schidigera
YUSC Yucca ?schottii Engelm. (pro sp.) [baccata ? elata] Schott's yucca
YUAR Yucca arizonica McKelvey Yucca ?schottii
YUBAB2 Yucca baccata Torr. var. brevifolia (Schott ex Torr.) L. Benson & Darrow Yucca ?schottii
YUBR2 Yucca brevifolia Schott ex Torr. Yucca ?schottii
YUMA3 Yucca macrocarpa Engelm., non Merriam Yucca ?schottii
YUPU Yucca puberula Torr. Yucca ?schottii
YUTH2 Yucca thornberi McKelvey Yucca ?schottii
YUTR2 Yucca treleasei J.F. Macbr. Yucca ?schottii
YUTE Yucca tenuistyla Trel. whiterim yucca
YUTH Yucca thompsoniana Trel. Thompson's yucca
YURO Yucca rostrata Engelm. ex Trel. Yucca thompsoniana
YUROL Yucca rostrata Engelm. ex Trel. var. linearis Trel. Yucca thompsoniana
YUTO Yucca torreyi Shafer Torrey's yucca
YUBAM Yucca baccata Torr. var. macrocarpa Torr. Yucca torreyi
YUCR Yucca crassifolia Engelm. Yucca torreyi
YUMA2 Yucca macrocarpa (Torr.) Coville Yucca torreyi
YUTR Yucca treculeana Carr. Don Quixote's lace
YUTRS Yucca treculeana Carr. var. succulenta McKelvey Don Quixote's lace
YUTRT Yucca treculeana Carr. var. treculeana Don Quixote's lace
YUTRC Yucca treculeana Carr. var. canaliculata Trel. Yucca treculeana var. treculeana