African Plant Database


Furcraea Vent.
Family : Agavaceae
Family (APGIII) : ASPARAGACEAE
 
Species
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Aloe-like plants, monocarpic, with bell-shaped flowers hanging down from drooping inflorescence branches
Ecology : Poorly known genus. Revision and field work needed.
  Americas: C Mexico, Antilles, N S. America to Peru, E Brazil

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 99
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 7: 345 (2012).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Dobignard, A. & C. Chatelain (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du Nord. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques Ville de Genève. hors-série. 5: 381
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 190858
 
Record n°190858 modified 2008-12-27
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