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  Yucca gloriosa
 
  Family: AGAVACEAE
  Citation:  Yucca gloriosa L., Sp. Pl. 319. 1753.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Spanish Dagger
  Description: Tall stemless or shortly trunked (not more than a meter) aloe-like plant. Leaves lanceolate, yellow edged, flat with raised margins, apices sharp pointed, red. Inflorescence an erect, large panicle with alternating branches, usually over-topping the leaves. Flowers hermaphrodite, creamy-white, produced in profussion on a solitary, central scape, drooping, bell-shaped and as large as a hen's egg. Perianth-lobes waxy. Stamens 6, embracing the ovary. Style connate forming a central canal; stigmas 3, each bilobed forming a stigmatic chamber below.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: April-June
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grown as garden plants
  Distribution: Native of America
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Creamy
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
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