- Family name: Asparagaceae
- Japanese name: TOKKURIRAN
- English name: ponytail palm, elephant's foot
- Scientific name: Beaucarnea recurvata (Nolina recurvata）
- Country of origin: Mexico
Evergreen tree 4–15 m in height, and when mature, the lower part of the stem enlarges to as much as 2–2.9 m. Leaf width is 1.3–2.5 cm and length 1–1.5 cm; the leaves form a rosette. Dioecious. Is xerotolerant and cold tolerant (can grow at −7°C or higher). Propagation is performed by seeding.
Irish, M., Irish, G. 2000. Agave, Yuccas, and Related Plants: A Gardener’s Guide. Timber Press, Portland, Oregon, USA.
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