Yucca filamentosa


Yucca filamentosa
Yucca Yuc"ca, n. [NL., from Yuca, its name in St. Domingo.] (Bot.) A genus of American liliaceous, sometimes arborescent, plants having long, pointed, and often rigid, leaves at the top of a more or less woody stem, and bearing a large panicle of showy white blossoms. [1913 Webster]

Note: The species with more rigid leaves (as {Yucca aloifolia}, {Yucca Treculiana}, and {Yucca baccata}) are called {Spanish bayonet}, and one with softer leaves ({Yucca filamentosa}) is called {bear grass}, and {Adam's needle}. [1913 Webster]

{Yucca moth} (Zo["o]l.), a small silvery moth ({Pronuba yuccasella}) whose larv[ae] feed on plants of the genus {Yucca}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Yucca filamentosa — Taxobox name = Yucca filamentosa image width = 200px image caption = Y. filamentosa Adam s needle, in bloom regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Asparagales familia = Agavaceae genus = Yucca species = Y.… …   Wikipedia

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  • Yucca filamentosa — ID 89435 Symbol Key YUFI Common Name Adam s needle Family Agavaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Yucca filamentosa — noun yucca with long stiff leaves having filamentlike appendages • Syn: ↑Adam s needle, ↑Adam s needle and thread, ↑spoonleaf yucca, ↑needle palm • Hypernyms: ↑yucca …   Useful english dictionary

  • Yucca filamentosa L. — Symbol YUFI Common Name Adam s needle Botanical Family Agavaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Yucca filamentosa ssp. concava — Yucca filamentosa subsp. concava Yucca filamentosa subsp. concava Typisches Exemplar in North Carolina. Systematik …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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