Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00019169
Occurrence ID (GUID): e14cc54c-e50c-46ad-87bc-18a221516bf2
Taxon: Agave americana var. oaxacensis H.S.Gentry
Family: Asparagaceae
Type Status: ISOTYPE
Collector: H. S. Gentry   12260   
Date: 1971-07-01
Additional Collectors: J. Arguelles
Locality: Mexico, Oaxaca, Tlacolula.
16.955861  -96.475707 +-3000m.
Description: Large light glaucous gray rosette like the ones grown in Oaxaca for pulque and mescal. Fls. yellow; panicle 32 feet tall with 38 umbels; a few caps. with seeds, a few bulbils also. ''Maguey ceniza''.
Reproductive Condition: flowers & fruits
Notes: Publication: Agaves Cont. N. Amer. 285. 1982
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Record Id: e14cc54c-e50c-46ad-87bc-18a221516bf2
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