Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00047169
Occurrence ID (GUID): 306c267c-4881-4bfe-bbe5-9b781e59c822
Taxon: Agave americana var. americana L.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson      
Additional Collectors: Diane Barker, Liz Slauson
Locality: Mexico, Coahuila, Cultivated at Desert Botanical Gardens, Phoenix, Maricopa Co., AZ; Accession No 1967 8863 0101; Originally collected by Howard Scott Gentry (20154), 13 Jul 63, 50 km S of Saltillo along Rt 57. ''Leaves glaucous gray, rosettes with plane erect spreading leaves and tall panticles on slender shafts, 7-8 m with 20 or more laterals in terminal 1/3 of shaft.''
25.208191  -100.747955 +-1000m.
Habitat: Cultivated along roadway
Description: Inflorescent paniculate, flowers with ovary, tube spring green, tepals light yellow with maroon flecks, wilted at dehiscent stage, filaments and style light yellow with very pale maroon specks; flower meas after Gentry(1982), in mm; tl=74, o =30x10, n=9, tu=15(l)x21(w), fil ins=9.5,10, tep=26x6(at base), 28x7, fil=70, a=18, sty=72. Sheet II of II
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Record Id: 306c267c-4881-4bfe-bbe5-9b781e59c822
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