Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
(DES)
Catalog #: DES00084281
Occurrence ID (GUID): 25e5b0f0-078b-4a3a-b4f8-8fe565b6a6f2
Taxon: Agave palmeri Engelm.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30899   
Date: 2016-07-20
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon
Locality: USA, Arizona, Cochise County, Coronado National Forest, northwest end of Dragoon Mountains, west of Dragoon Peak, west of Wood Canyon, along FSR 689.
32.012125  -110.012166
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 593296E 3542206N
Elevation: 1484 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4869 ft
Habitat: Prosopis-Parthenium-juniperus association, overlooking large drainage, on northwest-facing gentle bajada slopes.
Substrate: Alluvium, limestone.
Associated Species: Parthenium incanum, Rhus microphylla, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Krascheninnikovia lanata, Eragrostis lehmanniana, Yucca elata, Bahia dealbata, Hoffmanseggia, Krameria parviflora, Melampodium leucanthum, Croton.
Description: Occasional, non-suckering, leaves light green tinged with maroon-rose, drying tan, flower stalk ca 6-3/4 m tall, 60 mm in diameter at 1-3/4 m up from ground, inflorescence broadly paniculate, lateral branches 17, perpendicular to quickly deflexed-perpendicular, down 48% of stalk, ovary, neck, tube very light chartreuse-cream, tepal lobes cream(-light chartreuse), outer tepal lobes brown apically, inner tepal lobes keel light chartreuse, filaments, style dark maroon-purple, anthers maroon/yellow, stigma light yellow, tepals clasping, ovary smooth; flower measurements after Gentry (1982) in mm, pre-, early anthesis: tl=60, o=30x9, n=5, tu=12.5hx12w, fil ins=6, fil=40, a=18, curved, outer tepal lobe 15.5x6.5(base), 4.2(mid), inner tepal lobe 13.5x6(base), 4.5(mid), sty=44; tl=60, o=31x9.5, n=5, tu=12hx13.5w, fil ins=6.5, 6, fil=40, a=19, outer tepal lobe 15x7(base), 5(mid), inner tepal lobe 14x5.5(base), 4(mid), sty=49.
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Record ID: 25e5b0f0-078b-4a3a-b4f8-8fe565b6a6f2
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (asalywon@dbg.org)
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 308992016-07-20
Catalog Number: DES00084281
GUID: 25e5b0f0-078b-4a3a-b4f8-8fe565b6a6f2
Latest Identification: Agave palmeri Engelm.


Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 308992016-07-20
Catalog Number: DES00084282
Latest Identification: Agave palmeri Engelm.

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 308992016-07-20
Catalog Number: DES00084283
Latest Identification: Agave palmeri Engelm.

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 308992016-07-20
Catalog Number: DES00084284
Latest Identification: Agave palmeri Engelm.

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 308992016-07-20
Catalog Number: DES00084285
Latest Identification: Agave palmeri Engelm.

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