The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Yucca

The genus Yucca is in the family Asparagaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Yucca

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Yucca × ada Sprenger Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca alba-spica Koch Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Yucca × aletroides Sprenger Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca aloifolia L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × amabilis Sprenger Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × amoena Sprenger Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × andreana Deleuil ex André Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca angustissima Engelm. ex Trel. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 3
Yucca arkansana Trel. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca armata Steud. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Yucca × arnottiana Sprenger Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × atropos Sprenger Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca baccata Torr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Yucca baileyi Wooton & Standl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca brevifolia Engelm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca campestris McKelvey Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca capensis L.W.Lenz Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca carnerosana (Trel.) McKelvey Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × carrierei Deleuil ex André Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca cernua E.L.Keith Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca coahuilensis Matuda & I.L.Pina Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca conspicua Regel Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca constricta Buckley Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca crinifera Lem. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca de-smetiana Baker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca decipiens Trel. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca declinata Laferr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × dracaenoides André Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca elata (Engelm.) Engelm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Yucca × elmensis Sprenger Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca endlichiana Trel. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × ensifera Deleuil ex André Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca faxoniana Sarg. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca filamentosa L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca filifera Chabaud Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca flaccida Haw. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × fosteriana Sprenger Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca gigantea Lem. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca glauca Nutt. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca gloriosa L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Yucca × gracillima Deleuil Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca grandiflora Gentry Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca harrimaniae Trel. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × imperator Sprenger Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca intermedia McKelvey Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca jaliscensis (Trel.) Trel. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × juncea Deleuil ex André Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × karlsruhensis Graebn. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca lacandonica Gómez Pompa & J.Valdés Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × laevigata André Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × lawrenceana Sprenger Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × liliacea Sprenger Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca linearifolia Clary Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca madrensis Gentry Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × massiliensis Deleuil ex André Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca mazeli Chabaud Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Yucca medio-picta Carrière Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Yucca meldensis hort. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Yucca mexicana Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca mixtecana García-Mend. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca mollis Cockerell Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca necopina Shinners Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca neomexicana Wooton & Standl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca pallida McKelvey Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × paradoxa Sprenger Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × peregrina Sprenger Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca periculosa Baker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca picta Hovey Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Yucca × pilosa Deleuil Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca potosina Rzed. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × procera Deleuil Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca queretaroensis Piña Luján Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca reverchonii Trel. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca rigida (Engelm.) Trel. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca rostrata Engelm. ex Trel. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca rubescens Pasq. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Yucca rupicola Scheele Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Yucca schidigera Roezl ex Ortgies Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × schottii Engelm. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × smaragdina Sprenger Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × sprengeri W.Muell. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca sterilis (Neese & S.L.Welsh) S.L.Welsh & L.C.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × striatula Deleuil ex André Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca tenuistyla Trel. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca thompsoniana Trel. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca treculeana Carrière Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca × treleasei Sprenger Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca utahensis McKelvey Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca valida Brandegee Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Yucca vandervinniana K. Koch Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Yucca versicolor Carrière Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Yucca × virescens Sprenger Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 282 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Yucca. Of these 49 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 196 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Yucca. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 282 species names for the genus Yucca recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 49 17.4%
Synonym 190 67.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 43 15.2%

All names

The status of the 478 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Yucca recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 55 11.5%
Synonym 378 79.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 45 9.4%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 282 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Yucca, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 49 130 0 0 179 63.5%
Medium confidence 0 3 0 0 3 1.1%
Low confidence 0 57 0 43 100 35.5%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Yucca is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 3 0 9 0 12 4.3%
WCSP 49 187 0 34 0 270 95.7%