Beaucarnea recurvata Lem.

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Beaucarnea recurvata

Photo: Bart Wursten
La Rochelle Hotel, Imbeza Valley

Beaucarnea recurvata

Photo: Bart Wursten
La Rochelle Hotel, Imbeza Valley

Beaucarnea recurvata

Photo: Bart Wursten
La Rochelle Hotel, Imbeza Valley

Beaucarnea recurvata

Photo: Bart Wursten
La Rochelle Hotel, Imbeza Valley

Beaucarnea recurvata

Photo: Bart Wursten
La Rochelle Hotel, Imbeza Valley

Beaucarnea recurvata

Photo: Bart Wursten
La Rochelle Hotel, Imbeza Valley

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Synonyms: Beaucarnea tuberculata Roezl
Nolina recurvata (Lem.) Hemsl.
Common names: Elephant's foot (English) Palmeira Rabp de Cavalo (Portuguese) Pata-de-elefante (Portuguese) Ponytail palm (English)
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Worldwide distribution: Native to Mexico
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Literature:

Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 79.

Parker, T. (2023). Common Trees of Mozambique The Tree Press, Austin, Texas, USA Pages 20 - 21. Under Agavaceae (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Beaucarnea recurvata

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Beaucarnea recurvata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Beaucarnea recurvata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Beaucarnea recurvata
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Beaucarnea recurvata
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Beaucarnea recurvata
JSTOR Plant Science: Beaucarnea recurvata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Beaucarnea recurvata
Plants of the World Online: Beaucarnea recurvata
Tropicos: Beaucarnea recurvata
Wikipedia: Beaucarnea recurvata


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Beaucarnea recurvata.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=163440, retrieved 23 April 2024

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