The Beschorneria Yucca (Beschorneria yuccoides) is a succulent plant in the Asparagaceae family.
It is native to Mexico.
It is stemless with 20-30 grey-green, leathery leaves about 40-60 centimetres (16-24 inches) long.
The cluster of pink-red flowering spikes, called inflorescence, reaches a height of 100-180 centimetres (39-71 inches), with each tubular green flower measuring about 5 centimetres (2 inches) long.
Its fruit is elongated and about 4 centimetres (1.5 inches) long.
The Beschorneria Yucca blooms in late spring to early summer, but it may not flower each year, depending upon conditions.
Photographed in the Botanical Garden, Paris, April 2019 and April 2021.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls