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Updated 4/8/2013

Family Asparagaceae

Asparagus Family

Includes some species formerly assigned to the Agavaceae, Liliaceae, or Ruscaceae, which were recently reorganized under the Asparagaceae based on DNA research completed in 2009.

 

HAWAII - ENDEMIC

Pleomele hawaiiensis

HAWAII HALAPEPE

 

Pleomele auwahiensis

MAUI HALAPEPE

 

HAWAII - POLYNESIAN INTRODUCTION

Cordyline fruticosa

TI LEAF PLANT, CABBAGE PALM    Ki

 


 HAWAII - NATURALIZED

Furcraea foetida

MAURITIUS HEMP

 

Agave sisalana

SISAL

 
Asparagus aethiopicus 

SPRENGER'S ASPARAGUS FERN

 


HAWAII - CULTIVATED

Agave americana var. marginata

VARIEGATED CENTURY PLANT or MAGUEY

 
Agave attenuata

FOXTAIL, SWAN'S NECK, or SPINELESS AGAVE

Asparagus setaceus

 

ASPARAGUS FERN

 

Agave murpheyi

MURPHY'S or HOHOKAM AGAVE

 

Dracaena reflexa

PLEOMELE or SONG of INDIA

 

Sanseviera aethiopica

ETHIOPIAN SANSEVIERA

 


NORTH AMERICA - INDIGENOUS

Camassia quamash

QUAMASH or SMALL CAMAS