Beaucarnea recurvata Lem.

Pony Tail Palm

Tree to 9 m high with a swollen bulbous base to 1.5 m wide. Leaves linear, 80-180 cm long, 1-2 cm wide, grooved, margins entire, grey-green. Panicle 1-1.5 m long. Syn. Nolina recurvata (Lem.) Hemsl.


Source: Forster, P. (2005). Agavaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Asparagales
family       Asparagaceae
genus        Beaucarnea Lam.