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Sarcoyucca baccata (Torr.) Linding.
Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 50(1): 446 (1933)
Family: AGAVACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Yucca baccata Torr.
Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound., Bot. [Emory] 2(1): 221 (1858)

Sarcoyucca baccata (Yucca baccata) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr
Flowering habit at Calico Hills Sandstone Quarry Calico Tanks trail Red Rocks, Nevada. December 26, 2007.

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Yucca baccata Torr.
Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound., Bot. [Emory] 2(1): 221 (1858)
Synonymy: 12 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Yucca baccata var. brevifolia L.D.Benson & Darrow
Amer. J. Bot. 30: 234 (1943).
Synonymy: 8
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Datil yucca, Spanish bayonet, Blue yucca, Wide leaf yucca, Soapweed, Banana yucca
ARABIC ( لعربية ): يوكا توتية
CATALAN (Català): Banana Iuca, Dàtil Iuca
HUNGARIAN (Magyar): Bogyós jukka, Bogyós pálmaliliom
NAVAJO (Diné Bizaad): Tsáʼásziʼ bideeʼí

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Yucca baccata group

  • Yucca baccata Torr.: (var. baccata) Plants acaulescent or caulescent; stems 1–6, aerial or subterranean, shorter than 0.3 m; leaf margins coarse, curling.
  • Yucca baccata var. brevifolia L.D.Benson & Darrow: Plants caulescent; stems 1–24, aerial, often branched, some reaching 2 m; leaf margins filiferous.

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Habit at Red Rock Vista, Nevada. December 22, 2007. (Yucca baccata) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr
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Habit next to Yucca schidigera at Red Rock Vista, Nevada. December 22, 2007. (Yucca baccata) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr

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Habit at Calico Hills Sandstone Quarry Calico Tanks trail Red Rocks, Nevada. December 26, 2007. (Yucca baccata) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr
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Habit at Childrens Discovery Loop trail Red Rocks, Nevada. December 26, 2007. (Yucca baccata) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr


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