Syn. Pl. Succ., 73. 1812
Leaves lanceolate, to 2.4 m × 20 cm, thick, firm, smooth or striate; margins hard and smooth, usually entire at least in distal half. Flowers 4–5 cm; tepals greenish white, 2.3–3 cm; ovary 1.2–1.5 cm. 2n = 60.
Phenology: Flowering fall–mid winter.
Habitat: Old homesteads in disturbed areas
Elevation: 0 m
Introduced; Fla., Central America, West Indies, widely introduced elsewhere.
Specimens from Florida referred to in the literature as Furcraea cabuya Trelease with entire leaf margins (var. integra Trelease) probably belong here.