Yucca

Known as: Yucca L., Yuccas 
A genus (and common name) in the Asparagaceae family. It is known for SAPONINS in the root that are used in SOAPS.
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2012
2012
Coevolution is thought to be especially important in diversification of obligate mutualistic interactions such as the one between… (More)
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2008
2008
The yucca-yucca moth interaction is one of the most well-known and remarkable obligate pollination mutualisms, and is an… (More)
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2008
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2008
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Forster, P . I . 1986. Yucca, Agave, Furcraea, Sansevieria. Pages 72-79. In: A. S. George, exec. editor. Flora of Australia. Vol… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
While there has been strong support for Amborella and Nymphaeales (water lilies) as branching from basal-most nodes in the… (More)
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2000
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2000
The effects of steroidal saponins (SAP) isolated from Yucca schidigera extract on ruminal bacteria and fungi were investigated in… (More)
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2000
2000
Species interactions are a major source of adaptive radiation. In mutualisms, such diversification can take the form of evolution… (More)
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1996
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1996
INTERSPECIFIC mutualisms are regarded as having evolved from antagonistic or commensalistic interactions, with most mutualisms… (More)
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1992
1992
Purposeful pollination of yucca by females of a moth that produces larvae that feed on some of the seeds is a classic example of… (More)
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1992
1992
The complex mutualism between yuccas and the moths that pollinate their flowers is regarded as one of the most obvious cases of… (More)
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