Yucca periculosa

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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Genus: Yucca
Species: Y. periculosa
Binomial name
Yucca periculosa
  • Yucca periculosa Baker
  • Yucca baccata var. periculosa (Baker) Baker
  • Yucca baccata forma periculosa (Baker) Voss
  • Sarcoyucca periculosa (Baker) Linding.
  • Yucca circinata Baker
  • Yucca baccata var. circinata (Baker) Baker

Yucca periculosa [2] is a plant in the family Asparagaceae with the common name izote (pronounced "ee-SOH-tay"). It is native to the Mexican states of Veracruz, Morelos, Guerrero, Puebla and Oaxaca.[3]

Yucca periculosa is a large, branched, arborescent species up to 6 m tall with creamy white flowers.[2][4][5]


  1. ^ Tropicos Yucca periculosa
  2. ^ a b Baker, Garden Chronicle 1870: 1088. 1870
  3. ^ Baker, Gardeners' Chronicle & Agricultural Gazette 1870: 1088. 1870, Yucca periculosa
  4. ^ Lindinger, Karl Hermann Leonhard. 1933. Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt 50(1): 446, Sarcoyucca periculosa
  5. ^ Voss, Andreas. 1895. Vilmorins Blumengärtnerei ... Dritte neubearbeite Auflage 1: 1058, Yucca baccata fo. periculosa