Yucca rupicola Scheele

Twist-leaf Yucca

Linnaea, 23:143.1850.


Yucca rupicola var. tortifolia Engelmann, Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis, 3: 48. 1873.

Scheele's type specimen. from the vicinity of New Braunfels, Texas, collected by Lindheimer in 1845 on a stoney plateau, is now lost.
Neotype: Hochstätter fh 1179.91, 17 March 1999, Stonewall area, Texas (SRP).

Other representative material studied.

Texas:fh 1179.91, Stonewall Region, Texas, 320m
fh 1179.92, Stone Mtn., Texas 340m,
fh 1179.93, Mable Falls, Texas, 370m,
fh 1179.94, Johnson City, Texas 410m


Yucca rupicola

Yucca rupicola, fh 1179.91, September 1999
Stonewall region, Texas, with typical twisted leaves