MANFREDA BULBULIFERA (AGAVACEAE), ESPECIE NUEVA DE MÃ‰XICO
- Yucca filamentosa and Yucca flaccida (Agavaceae) are Distinct Taxa in their Type Localities. Ward, Daniel B. // Castanea;Jun2011, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p222
There has been question whether the taxon known as Yucca filamentosa (Agavaceae) is to be distinguished from the taxon known as Yucca flaccida. Much of the uncertainty lay in the absence of sure knowledge of the forms intended by their original authors. A neotype of Y. flaccida from Florida was...
- The identity of Albuca caudata Jacq. (Hyacinthaceae) and a description of a new related species: A. bakeri. Martínez-Azorín, Mario; Crespo, Manuel B.; Dold, Anthony P.; Barker, Nigel P. // PhytoKeys;Apr2011, p5
The name Albuca caudata Jacq. has been widely misunderstood or even ignored since its description in 1791. After studying herbarium specimens and living populations in South Africa, plants fitting Jacquin's concept of that species are found to be widely distributed in the Eastern Cape, mainly in...
- Taxonomic research priorities for the conservation of the South African flora. Staden, Lize von; Raimondo, Domitilla; Dayaram, Anisha // South African Journal of Science;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 109 Issue 3/4, p48
Taxonomic revisions, monographs and floras are the most important, and often the only source of data for assessing the extinction risk of plants, with recent revisions contributing to more accurate assessments. The recently completed Red List of South African plants involved an overview of the...
- Fiber properties of several species of Agavaceae from southwestern United States and northern Mexico McLaughlin, Steven P.; Schuck, Susan M. // Economic Botany;Oct/Dec1991, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p480
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- Taxonomic Significance of ISTR to Discriminate Species in Agavaceae. Torres-Morán, Martha Isabel; Almaraz-Abarca, Norma; Velasco-Ramírez, Ana Paulina; Hernández-Vargas, Vicente; Orea-Lara, Gildardo; de León, Armando Cifuentes-Díaz; Oliver-Salvador, Carmen // American Journal of Agricultural & Biological Science;2008, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p661
Family Agavaceae is endemic of American Continent. From the around 300 species recognized in this family, 217 occur in Mexico. Relevant ethnobotanic relationships among Agavaceae and the several native human cultures of the American Continent have been established since prehispanic times. Agave...
- New Discoveries in the Canellaceae in the Antilles: How Phylogeny can Support Taxonomy. Salazar, Jackeline; Nixon, Kevin // Botanical Review;May2008, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p103
Six genera have been described in the family Canellaceae, four of them from the Neotropics and the other two from Africa and Madagascar. The Caribbean genera are Canella, Pleodendron and Cinnamodendron. Canella is a monotypic genus widespread in the region, and Pleodendron is present in the...
- Winter Storage for Gladioli. Sanchez, Janet H. // Horticulture;Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 97 Issue 7, p32
Details the process of storing gladioli's corms through the winter. Best time of digging the corms; Removing the foliage and inspecting the corms; Procedure for separating the corms.
- Miss Green, Private Eye. // Garden Design;Aug/Sep95, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p26
The article provides an answer to a question of what is hyacinth beans, electric burgundy beans in Montecillo, Virginia.
- cantala:. Schlegel, Rolf H. J. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of Plant Breeding & Related Subjects;2003, p451
An encyclopedia entry for the term "cantala," a member of the family Agavaceae is presented.