Furcraea Vent.

First published in Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris 1: 65 (1793)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Mexico to Tropical America.

Distribution

Native to:

Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Galápagos, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Marquesas, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Angola, Ascension, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Comoros, Congo, Cook Is., Fiji, Florida, Great Britain, Hawaii, India, Kermadec Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Madeira, Marianas, Mauritius, Mozambique Channel I, Nauru, New Caledonia, New South Wales, New Zealand North, Niue, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Portugal, Queensland, Rwanda, Samoa, Senegal, Seychelles, Spain, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Thailand, Tonga, Tuamotu

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    • ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0