EPPO Global Database

Agave sisalana(AGVSI)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: AGVSI
  • Preferred name: Agave sisalana
  • Authority: Perrine

Notes

Mexico. Known only as a cultivated plant, now throughout the Tropics, for the production of sisal. Also cultivated as an ornamental


Common names
Name Language
Sisalagave German
Sisalhanf German
sisal English
sisal agave English
sisal hemp English
agave sisal Spanish
henequen Spanish (HN)
maguey tuxtleco Spanish (HN)
sisal Spanish
agave sisal French
sisal French
agave sisalana Italian
canapa di sisal Italian
sisal Dutch
sisal Portuguese
sisaleira Portuguese
агава сизалевая Russian
сизаль Russian