Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00085168
Occurrence ID (GUID): 7a254308-8e17-4bdc-b001-a45cbd623e87
Taxon: Agave parryi var. parryi
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30329   
Date: 2015-05-04
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino County, Ca. 2 miles north of junction of Highway 179 and Schnebly Hill Road, along Schnebly Hill Road.
34.868312  -111.732743 +-879m.
Associated Species: Quercus, Juniperus, Pinus edulis, Opuntia engelmannii, Yucca baccata, Rhus ovata, Cupressus arizonicus, Arctostaphyllus pringlei, Ceonothus, Garrya, Nolina microcarpa.
Description: Single rosette, leaves glaucous gray-green, flower stalk ca 5-1/2 - 6 m tall, 73 mm in diameter at ca 1-3/4 m from ground, inflorescence paniculate, lateral branches 18-20, ascending to perpendicular to stalk, down > 1/3 of stalk, visited by bees, hummingbirds, starling at 4:15 pm, flowers musky-sweet, ovary green flushed with maroon-purple-brown, neck green, tube light green, tepal lobe base light chartreuse becoming yellow distally, outer tepals with brown tips, filaments chartreuse green, anthers yellow, style chartreuse; flower measurements after Gentry (1982) in mm, beginning dehiscence: tl=54, 0=21x8, n=4, tu=9.5(l)x15(w), fil ins=8, fil=53, a=12, outer tepal lobe=19.5x7.5(base), 3(mid), inner tepal lobe=18.5x7.5(base), 1.75(mid), sty=40.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Notes: Originally collected by Liz Slauson 389 with B. Johnson, 20 February 1996, Pine-Oak Woodland, 40-50° southwest-west slope, rocky limestone/sandstone outcrops, full to part shade, occasional, 11-30 plants per 500 x 500 meters; cultivated at Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, accession number 1996 0067 0101; sheet 1 of 3.; Cultivated or Captive
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Record ID: 7a254308-8e17-4bdc-b001-a45cbd623e87
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