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Dasylirion acrotrichum

Dasylirion acrotrichum , Photo: Michael Lahanas

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Nolinoideae
Tribus: Nolineae
Genus: Dasylirion
Species: Dasylirion acrotrichum

Dasylirion acrotrichum (Schiede) Zucc. , Abh. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. 3: 228 (1843)

Yucca acrotricha Schiede, Linnaea 4: 230 (1829)
Roulinia acrotricha (Schiede) Brongn., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2, 14: 320 (1840)
Bonapartea gracilis Sweet, Hort. Brit., ed. 2: 597 (1830), nom. nud.
Roulinia gracilis Brongn., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2, 14: 320 (1840)
Dasylirion gracile (Brongn.) Zucc., Abh. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. 4(2): 22 (1845)
Dasylirion graminifolium S.Watson, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 14: 249 (1879), nom. illeg.
Barbacenia gracilis (Brongn.) Baker, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 18: 239 (1881)
Dasylirion robustum Gorl. ex Trel., Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. 50: 438 (1911)

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Northern America
Regional: Mexico
Mexico Central; Mexico Gulf; Mexico Northeast; Mexico Southwest

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Zuccarini, J.G. (1843) Abhandlungen der Mathematisch-Physikalischen Classe der Königlich Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Munich 3(1):228, t. 1, fig. IV.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Dasylirion acrotrichum in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Jan. 28. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Dasylirion acrotrichum. Published online. Accessed: Jan. 28 2019.
The Plant List 2013. Dasylirion acrotrichum in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Jan. 28. 2019. Dasylirion acrotrichum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 28 Jan. 2019.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Dasylirion acrotrichum in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.

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