Yucca gigantea Lem. (Ill. Hort. 6(Misc.): 91. 1859.)
Localities: West Indies (exotic), Greater Antilles [ Puerto Rico (cultivated)[], Virgin Islands (exotic) (Guana Islands, St. Croix, ) ], Mexico (native), Central America (exotic),
Common Names: Bayoneta (Puerto Rico),
Synonyms: Yucca guatemalensis Baker (Refug. Bot. (Saunders) 5: t. 313. 1872.),
Citations:1). Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. and M.T. Strong. 2005. Monocots and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 52: 1-415. 2). Britton, N.L. and P. Wilson. 1923-1926. Botany of Porto Rico and Virgin Islands. Scientific Survey of Porto Rico and Virgin Islands. New York Academy of Sciences, New York. 3). Otero, J.I., R.A. Toro and Pagán de Otero. 1945. Catalogo de los nombres vulgares y científicos de algunas plantas puertorriqueñas. 2nd. ed. Universidad de Puerto Rico. 4). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. 2008. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Website: apps.kew.org/wcsp/home.do
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