Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Tracheophyta > Subdivision Spermatophytina > Class Magnoliopsida > Superorder Lilianae > Order Asparagales > Family Asparagaceae > Genus Furcraea

Furcraea foetida (L.) Haw.

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

FurcraeaVent.accepted genus name
Fourcroya Spreng. heterotypic synonym
Funium Willemet heterotypic synonym
Roezlia Laurentius heterotypic synonym
Fourcroya Spreng. orthographic variant

Species group names

Agave foetida L. basionym
Agave foetida L. homotypic synonym
Aloe foetida (L.) Crantz homotypic synonym
Agave commelyni Salm-Dyck heterotypic synonym
Agave gigantea (Vent.) D. Dietr. heterotypic synonym
Agave madagascariensis (Haw.) Salm-Dyck heterotypic synonym
Fourcroya gigantea (Vent.) Hook. heterotypic synonym
Funium piliferum Willemet heterotypic synonym
Furcraea atroviridis Jacobi & Goeff. heterotypic synonym
Furcraea barillettii Jacobi heterotypic synonym
Furcraea commelyni (Salm-Dyck) Kunth heterotypic synonym
Furcraea gigantea Vent. heterotypic synonym
Furcraea gigantea var. mediopicta Trel. heterotypic synonym
Furcraea madagascariensis Haw. heterotypic synonym
Furcraea viridis Hemsl. heterotypic synonym
Furcraea watsoniana Sander heterotypic synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Catalan: furcrea sources: Anthos (2010). Information System of the plants of Spain. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC - Fundación Biodiversidad. (for names from the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands).
 Portuguese: piteira-amarela


nomenclatural reference

Haw., Syn. Pl. Succ. 1812.




World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (2010), copyright © The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Furcraea foetida (L.) Haw.. Accessed through: Euro+Med PlantBase at http://ww2.bgbm.org/euroPlusMed/PTaxonDetail.asp?UUID=A26C2F21-5909-495F-9847-606759D5CF66




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