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Dasylirion recurvatum (Lem.) J.F.Macbr.
Contr. Gray Herb. 56: 17. 1918
Family: AGAVACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Beaucarnea recurvata Lem.
Ill. Hort. Misc.: 59 1861.

Dasylirion recurvatum (Beaucarnea recurvata) Photo by: K.k. Agrawal
Big Nolina flowered after 20 years. On the left is Pachypodium lamerei.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Beaucarnea recurvata Lem.
Ill. Hort. Misc.: 59 1861.
Synonymy: 8
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Ponytail Palm, Bottle ponytail, Beaucarnea, Pony tail palm, Elephant's foot, Pony Tail, Elephant Foot Tree, Bottle Palm
CHINESE (中文): 酒瓶蘭
ESTONIAN (Eesti): Käändbokarna, Bokarna
FINNISH (Suomi): Pullojukka
FRENCH (Français): Arbre bouteille
GERMAN (Deutsch): Elefantenfuß
ITALIAN (Italiano): Nolina, Pianta Mangiafumo, Mangiafumo
JAPANESE (日本語): トックリラン
POLISH ( Polski): Noga słonia, Stopa słonia, Beukarnea wygięta, Nolina wygięta
RUSSIAN (Русский): Бокарнея отогнутая, нолина отогнутая
SPANISH (Español): Pata de Elefante, Biucarnea, Nolina, Bocarnea, Soyate Pata de Elefante, Soyate de Tehuantepec, Palma Culona, Monja
SWEDISH (Svenska): Flasklilja

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Beaucarnea recurvata group

  • Beaucarnea recurvata Lem.: is a dioecious succulent tree up to 9 m tall with a swollen base tappering up to a slender trunk that ends in a head of green and recurving foliage. Distribution: south-eastern Mexico.
  • Beaucarnea recurvata f. variegata: has dark green leaves margined with cream coloured edges.

22400 star Forest Starr & Kim Starr
Flowering habit at Paia, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 16, 2009. (Beaucarnea recurvata) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr
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Dasylirion recurvatum (Beaucarnea recurvata) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Dasylirion recurvatum (Beaucarnea recurvata) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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Habit at Paia, Maui, Hawaii, USA. April 29, 2009. (Beaucarnea recurvata) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr

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Dasylirion recurvatum (Beaucarnea recurvata) Photo by: Han Keat Lim
22399 star Forest Starr & Kim Starr
Flowers at Paia, Maui, Hawaii, USA. June 16, 2009. (Beaucarnea recurvata) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr

22403 star Forest Starr & Kim Starr
Trunk at Resort Management Group Nursery Kihei, Maui, Hawaii, USA. February 09, 2011. (Beaucarnea recurvata) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr
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Habit at Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii, USA. July 13, 2009. (Beaucarnea recurvata) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr

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by Valentino Vallicelli
Flowering habit at Wattleup Nursery and Palm Lake Display Gardens. Perth W.A. Australia.
by Josef Cycad Perner

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