Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Furcraea foetida


Furcraea  is a genus from the Plant Family Asparagaceae. There many species of  included in the genus Furcraea.  The species Furcraea foetida is stemless or having a short stem. The leaves are green to yellowish green. They are broad at the centre and taper towards the basal and distal ends. 

The species of the genera Agave and Furcraea are many and appear to be closely similar to the eye of common people. Unless someone is an expert, it is safer to name a plant having the look of  Agave and Furcraea to limit naming up to the genus or even the family levels. It may be much safer to call them by their common names.  In this blog, it has constantly been the practice of the author to regard the information as amateurish and has no academic value.




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