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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Puebla, N. Oaxaca).

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Southwest

Beaucarnea purpusii Rose appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 10: 89 (1906)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Molecular phylogenetics and morphology of Beaucarnea (Ruscaceae) as distinct from Nolina, and the submersion of Calibanus into Beaucarnea (2014). Rojas-Piña, V., Olson, M.E., Alvarado-Cárdenas, L.O. & Eguiarte, L.E. Taxon 63: 1193-1211.

Not accepted by

  • Espejo Serena, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1996). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 1(6): 1-116. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F. [Cited as Beaucarnea stricta.]
  • Rivrta-Lugo, M. & Solano, E. (2012). Flora del Valle de Tehuacán-Cuicatlán 99: 1-29. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. [Cited as Beaucarnea stricta.]

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0