Symbolae Antillarum 4: 152. 1903.
Monserrate, 1870: There was a singularly beautiful Agave, called A. cubensis var. coccinea, which was entirely new to me.
We have others, however, of this species, doubtless now in the act of preparing a store of nutriment, which will one day or other afford the means for a similar manifestation of vital energy."
Agave cubensis Jacq.
Selectarum Stirpium Americanarum Historia ... 100, t. 175, f. 28.
Agave hexapetala Jacq.
Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez (eds.) 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador.
Furcraea cubensis (Jacq.) Vent.
Bulletin de la Societe Philomatique de Paris 1: 66. 1793.