Furcraea foetida (L.) Haw.

 
  • Family : AGAVACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Asparagaceae
  • Species : Furcraea foetida
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Furcraea foetida (L.) Haw.
  • Common name : Giant Cabuya
  • Collection Nos : HFP 515, CJS 12755
  • Key identification features : A stout perennial shrub with rhizomatous stem. Leaves are lanceolate, shiny, fleshy and crowded along a shortened stem. Flowers are bisexual and greenish. Fruit is a loculicidal capsule (rarely seen).
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : South America
  • Comments : Gregarious in open and exposed places and often planted on hedges.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Davanagere, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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