Nelson Rose, 1904
Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, SE Mexico
This member of the Nolinaceae family was given this name by
Joseph Nelson Rose in 1904. It is found
in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and south-eastern Mexico, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to 160
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to four or even eight metres in
flowers are cream coloured.
The genera name after Monsieur
Beaucarne, a Belgian succulent plant grower who first collected
flowers of the genera. The species name honours Edward A. Goldmann,
1873-1946, a US-American botanist.
*)Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG
now part of