Yucca decipiens is a large, branching member of the Asparagaceae. It is evergreen, up to 20 feet (6 m) tall, growing at elevations of 6000–8000 feet in the mountains. Common name is "palma china," which translates as "black palm."
The Yucca plant – care for this versatile indoor and outdoor plant is flexible, easy care, easy to maintain – and being considered one of the top air cleaning indoor plants is just another benefit. With 40 plus species and two dozen subspecies, this interesting and useful plant comes in a wide variety of sizes, appearances, and shapes that have adapted to an impressive range of climates. Yucca decipiens is native to north-central Mexico from Durango to San Luís Potosí.