Furcraea foetida (L.) Haworth

Sub-Family: Not available
English Name: Mauritius Hemp
Synonym: Agave foetida L.
Common Name: Green aloe
Flowering & Fruiting Period: February-April
Distribution: Native to Central America; introduced in other parts of Tropics
Habitat: Grown as ornamental plant
Uses: Ornamental garden plant
Key Characteristics: Stem short; Leaves large, crowded, broadly oblanceolate, almost flat, undulate, somewhat roughened beneath and entire. Inflorescence large, paniculate. Flowers pale yellow to green-white, fragrant, tubular, perianth segments 6, spreading; stamens included, filaments short, thick below.