Leaves lanceolate, to 2.4 m × 20 cm, thick, firm, smooth or striate; margins hard and smooth, usually entire at least in distal half. Flowers 4-5 cm; tepals greenish white, 2.3-3 cm; ovary 1.2-1.5 cm. 2n = 60. Flowering fall--mid winter. Old homesteads in disturbed areas; 0 m; introduced; Fla.; Central America; West Indies; widely introduced elsewhere. Specimens from Florida referred to in the literature as Furcraea cabuya Trelease with entire leaf margins (var. integra Trelease) probably belong here.