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Family: NOLINACEAE 

 Beaucarnea longifolia
 

Found this huge plant in Göteborg Lustgårdar.

  
Author:  John Gilbert Baker 1872
Family:  Nolinaceae
Habitat:  Mexico
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  1 meter
Height:  3-4 meters
Flower:  White - Crème colour - Pale yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Mexican Grass Tree, Oaxacan Tree Nolina
Synonyms:  Yucca longifolia Karw. ex Schult. f. 1830. Dasylirion longifolium Zucc.1843. Nolina longifolia  Hemsl. 1883
   This member of the Nolinaceae family was given this name by John Gilbert Baker in 1872. It is found in Mexico, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to one meter or more in diameter. The stem which branches out by age can reach a height of three or even four meters. The flowers are from white over crème colour to pale yellow.

I believe this plant quite often is sold as Beaucarnea recurvata. It have longer leaves, but hard to tell if B. recurvata have been grown too dark.