Spanish dagger

Spanish dagger
a stemless or short-trunked plant, Yucca gloriosa, of the agave family, native to the southeastern U.S., having leaves nearly 21/2 ft. (75 cm) long, with a stiff, sharp point, and greenish-white or reddish flowers nearly 4 in. (10 cm) wide.
[1855-60, Amer.]

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