Nelson Rose, 1906
Medium - Maximum
guatemalensis, Ciferri & Giacom, 1950
This member of the Nolinaceae
family was given this name by Joseph Nelson Rose in 1906. It is found in
Guatemala and Nicaragua, growing in a slightly rich, but well drained soil
with some water and some to lots of water. The round caudex can grow up to
one and a half meter or even more in diameter, the whole plant can reach ten
meters. Given identical conditions, this species will appear slightly more
red, compared to the other members of this genera.
The genera name
after Monsieur Beaucarne, a Belgian succulent plant grower who first
collected flowers of the genera. The species name as it was first
discovered in Guatemala.
*)Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG
now part of