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Dasylirion serratifolium

Dasylirion serratifolium , 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 serratifolium

Dasylirion serratifolium (Karw. ex Schult. & Schult.f.) Zucc., 1838

Yucca serratifolia Karw. ex Schult. & Schult.f. in J.J.Roemer & J.A.Schultes, Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 7: 1716 (1830).
Roulinia serratifolia (Karw. ex Schult. & Schult.f.) Brongn., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2, 14: 320 (1840).

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Northern America
Regional: Mexico
Mexico (Oaxaca)

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

Zuccarini, J.G., 1838. Allg. Gartenzeitung 6: 258


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Dasylirion serratifolium in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jan. 28. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Dasylirion serratifolium. Published online. Accessed: Jan. 28 2019.
The Plant List 2013. Dasylirion serratifolium in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jan. 28. 2019. Dasylirion serratifolium. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jan. 28.

Vernacular names

Dasylirion serratifolium, or the sandpaper sotol, is a plant species in the family Asparagaceae, native to the Mexican states of Hidalgo and Oaxaca. It is often cultivation as an ornamental in other places, including in Europe.[2]

The Plant List, Dasylirion serratifolium
Zucc., Allg. Gartenzeitung (Otto & Dietrich) 6: 258. 1838, nomen; et in Abh. Akad. Muench. 3: 225. 1843.

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