Nolina recurvata (syn. Beaucarnea)

Nolina recurvata (syn. Beaucarnea)

Nolina recurvata

(Pony tail, Nolina palm)

FAMILY

Agavaceae

Species

Nolina recurvata (syn Beaucarnea recurvata)

Common name(s)

Pony tail, Nolina palm

Flower colour; life form

Cream; shrub

Campus

Townsville

Description

This plant originally from Mexico is distinguished by the large swollen base that can store water for long periods. The leaves are grass-like to 2 m and 2.5 cm wide and drape down over the main stem, hence the common name.

Additional images:

Images of Pony Tail in flower