Agavaceae


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Noun1.Agavaceae - chiefly tropical and xerophytic plants: includes Dracenaceae (Dracaenaceae)Agavaceae - chiefly tropical and xerophytic plants: includes Dracenaceae (Dracaenaceae); comprises plants that in some classifications are divided between the Amaryllidaceae and the Liliaceae
liliid monocot family - family of monocotyledonous plants of the subclass Liliidae; mostly herbs usually with petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
Liliales, order Liliales - an order of monocotyledonous plants including Amaryllidaceae and Liliaceae and Iridaceae
agave, American aloe, century plant - tropical American plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and flowers in tall spikes; some cultivated for ornament or for fiber
genus Agave - type genus of the Agavaceae; in some classifications considered a genus of Amaryllidaceae
Cordyline, genus Cordyline - Asiatic and Pacific trees or shrubs; fragments of the trunk will regrow to form whole plants
Dracaenaceae, Dracenaceae, subfamily Dracaenaceae, subfamily Dracenaceae - one of two subfamilies to which some classification systems assign some members of the Agavaceae
genus Dracaena - Old World tropical plants with branches ending in tufts of sword-shaped leaves; in some classifications considered a genus of Liliaceae
genus Nolina, Nolina - perennial plants resembling yucca; found in southern United States and Mexico
genus Polianthes, Polianthes - genus of perennial tuberous herbs having lily-like flowers; Mexico; sometimes placed in family Amaryllidaceae
genus Sansevieria - Old World tropical herbaceous perennial of the agave family; in some classifications considered a genus of Liliaceae
genus Yucca - tropical American plants with stiff lancelike leaves and spikes of white blossoms; sometimes considered a genus of Amaryllidaceae
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Despite their spiny leaves and sage green skin, agave plants are not cactus--they are part of the Agavaceae family.
Habitat: An evergreen shrub member of the Agavaceae family growing up to 5m in desert soil and native to the South East United States.
Scyphophorus acupunctatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) attacking Polianthes tuberosa (Liliales: Agavaceae) in Morelos, Mexico.
Eguiarte, "Timing and rate of speciation in Agave (Agavaceae)," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
FAMILIA ESPECIE SITIO LLANO LLANOS LLANO SALADO MALPAIS Materia Vegetal Agavaceae Yucca periculosa * X Asteraceae Bidens anthemoides X Bidens bipinnatifida X Taraxacum officinale X X X Cactaceae Opuntia huajuapensis X X Opuntia robusta X X Cylindropuntia rosea X X Caryophyllaceae Cardionema ramosissimum X Brassicaceae Brassica rapa X X X Euphorbiaceae Croton dioicus * X Onagraceae Erigeron pubescens * X X Papaveraceae Argemone platyceras X X X Poaceae Avena sativa X X X Bouteloua scorpioides * X X X Hordeum vulgare X X X Muhlenbergia ramulosa X Muhlenbergia repens X X Paspalum sp.
Sharma et al., "In vitro and in vivo anticancer activity of root extracts of Sansevieria liberica gerome and Labroy (agavaceae)," Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.
Agavaceae was the most abundant family with 431 records, representing 31.3% of total abundance in this scrubland type.
Agave tequilana Weber azul is an economically important specie cultivated in Mexico and is the only one of the species of Agavaceae that is appropriate for the production of tequila.
Seed dispersal in Yucca brevifolia (Agavaceae)-present and past, with consideration of the future of the species.