African Plant Database

Furcraea Vent.
Family : Agavaceae
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 :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 99 (1995).
  • 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
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Record n°190858 modified 2008-12-27
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