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Beaucarnea recurvata (Ponytail palm)

[= Nolina recurvata]

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Asparagales > Family: Asparagaceae > Genus: Beaucarnea

Beaucarnea recurvata (Ponytail palm)  

Beaucarnea recurvata,Vienna Botanical Gardens, Austria. [photo H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]


Native to the USA. Previously in the Ruscaceae. Cultivated in southern Africa.