Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00034179
Occurrence ID (GUID): 8a53ec2b-796e-430e-93a3-42ec3e20dc1b
Taxon: Agave schottii Engelm.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy Hodgson   5764   
Date: 1990-06-04
Additional Collectors: Julie Ramsden
Locality: USA, Arizona, Pima County, Organ Pipe Cactus Natioinal Monument, Ajo Mountains S end of Bull Pasture, near S edge.
32.008333  -112.7
Verbatim Coordinates: 32d m 30s N; 112d 42m W
Elevation: 914 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 3000ft.
Associated Species: Carnegiea, Fouquieria, Agave schottii cf. treleasei, Jatropha cuneata, Stenocereus thurberi, Selaginella, Echinocereus nicholii, Echinocereus engelmannii, Coursetia, Gutierrezia, Opuntia chlorotica.
Description: Abundant, most with munched inflorescences, plant freely suckering, dense rosettes, leaves light green, rangey, falcate, flowers slightly irregular, one anther dehiscing, rest predehiscent; low keel on innermost tepal, tepals broad, erect, not constricted at apex, ovulary and style light green, tepals, filaments, tube, anthers, bright yellow, flowers sweet-smelling. Measurements, based on Gentry (1992) in mm: tl = 37, o = 10 x 5, n = 5.5, tu = 9 x 9.5, fil ins = 7, 6, tep = 11 x 4.75, 10 x 5, fil = 20, a = 10, 4.5 + 5.5, sty = 18.
Reproductive Condition: flower & leaves
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Record Id: 8a53ec2b-796e-430e-93a3-42ec3e20dc1b
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