Mystery Plant--strikes yet again

James Morley j.morley at LION.RBGKEW.ORG.UK
Wed Jul 23 16:39:58 CDT 1997

On 23 Jul 97 at 16:11, I wrote:

> The plant could well be Yucca shidigera (although I'll leave a taxonomist to
> comment on the validity of that name).

I have checked on Index Kewensis and can find no record to this name having
been validly published.  Can anyone help clear up which species we are talking


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