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Dasylirion wheeleri
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Genus: Dasylirion
Zucc. [1]
Type species
Dasylirion graminifolium
(Zucc.) Zucc. [2]

Dasylirion is a genus of North American plants in the asparagus family, all native to Mexico, with the ranges of three species also extending into the southwestern United States. [3] In the APG III classification system, it is placed in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Nolinoideae (formerly the family Ruscaceae [4] ).

Asparagaceae family of plants

Asparagaceae is a family of flowering plants, placed in the order Asparagales of the monocots. Its best known member is Asparagus officinalis, garden asparagus.

Native plant plant indigenous to an area

Native plants are plants indigenous to a given area in geologic time. This includes plants that have developed, occur naturally, or existed for many years in an area.

Mexico country in the southern portion of North America

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Species [5] [6] [7] [8]
  1. Dasylirion acrotrichum (Schiede) Zucc. - Hidalgo, Puebla, Jalisco
  2. Dasylirion berlandieri S. Wats. - Nuevo León, Tamaulipas
  3. Dasylirion cedrosanum Trel. - Coahuila, Durango, Zacatecas
  4. Dasylirion durangense Trel. - Durango, Chihuahua, Zacatecas, Coahuila
  5. Dasylirion gentryi Bogler - Sonora, Chihuahua
  6. Dasylirion glaucophyllum Hook. - Hidalgo
  7. Dasylirion graminifolium (Zucc.) Zucc. - Aguascalientes, Jalisco, Zacatecas
  8. Dasylirion leiophyllum Engelm. ex Trel. (syn. D. heteracanthumI.M.Johnst.) - Chihuahua, Coahuila, Texas, New Mexico
  9. Dasylirion longissimum Lem. - San Luis Potosí, Hidalgo
  10. Dasylirion longistylum J.F.Macbr. - San Luis Potosí
  11. Dasylirion lucidum Rose - Puebla, Oaxaca
  12. Dasylirion miquihuanense Bogler - Nuevo León, Tamaulipas
  13. Dasylirion occidentalis Bogler ex Hochstätter - Aguascalientes
  14. Dasylirion palaciosii Rzed. - San Luis Potosí
  15. Dasylirion parryanum Trel. - San Luis Potosí
  16. Dasylirion quadrangulatum S.Watson - Nuevo León, Tamaulipas
  17. Dasylirion sereke Bogler - Chihuahua
  18. Dasylirion serratifolium (Karw. ex Schult. & Schult.f.) Zucc. - Oaxaca
  19. Dasylirion simplex Trel. - Durango
  20. Dasylirion texanum Scheele - Coahuila, Texas
  21. Dasylirion treleasei (Bogler) Hochstätter - San Luis Potosí, Hidalgo
  22. Dasylirion wheeleri S.Watson ex Rothr. - Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Sonora, Chihuahua

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  1. "Genus: Dasylirion Zucc". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2010-01-19. Retrieved 2010-09-19.
  2. lectotype designated by A. Rehder, Bibliogr. Cult. Trees Shrubs 645 (1949)
  3. Zuccarini, Joseph Gerhard. 1838. Allgemeine Gartenzeitung 6(33): 258-259 description in Latin, commentary in German (in Gothic script)
  4. Chase, M.W.; Reveal, J.L. & Fay, M.F. (2009), "A subfamilial classification for the expanded asparagalean families Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae", Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 161 (2): 132–136, doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00999.x
  5. Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  6. "Dasylirion". Integrated Taxonomic Information System . Retrieved 2010-09-19.
  7. The Plant List
  8. 1 2 "GRIN Species Records of Dasylirion". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2010-09-19.

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