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Yucca valida

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Yucca valida is a plant species in the family Asparagaceae, native to the Mexican states of Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora, and Sinaloa. The common name is datilillo.[3]

Yucca valida is a large, branched species up to 7 m (23 feet) tall. Leaves are rigid and lance-like, up to 35 cm (14 inches) long. Dead leaves hang onto the plant below the living leaves, forming a skirt around the trunk. Flowers are white, forming juicy, edible black fruits up to 4.5 cm (1.8 inches) long.[4][5][6]

References

  1. ^ Solano, E.; Ayala-Hernández, M.M.; Arteaga, M.; Puente, R. (2020). "Yucca grandiflora". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2020. Retrieved 7 June 2021.
  2. ^ Tropicos Yucca valida
  3. ^ Brandegee, Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Series 2, 2: 208, t. 11. 1889.
  4. ^ W. Hodgson. Food Plants of the Sonoran Desert. University of Arizona Press.
  5. ^ Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and Flora of the Sonoran Desert. 2 vols. Stanford University Press, Stanford.
  6. ^ San Diego Natural History Museum, Ocean Oasis Field Guide
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Yucca valida: Brief Summary

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Yucca valida is a plant species in the family Asparagaceae, native to the Mexican states of Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora, and Sinaloa. The common name is datilillo.

Yucca valida is a large, branched species up to 7 m (23 feet) tall. Leaves are rigid and lance-like, up to 35 cm (14 inches) long. Dead leaves hang onto the plant below the living leaves, forming a skirt around the trunk. Flowers are white, forming juicy, edible black fruits up to 4.5 cm (1.8 inches) long.

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