Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00064274
Occurrence ID (GUID): 75a375b4-2e37-4593-98bf-dc118cca0807
Taxon: Agave gigantensis H.S.Gentry
Family: Asparagaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   21236   
Date: 2006-06-13
Locality: Mexico, Baja California, Maricopa County: Grown in cultivation at the Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, AZ, accession number 1992 1099 1001, grown from seed at the Garden, the seed originally collected by Mark Dimmit, Gene Joseph, Bob Perrill (ASDM), 1 November 1990, from Mission San Xavier, Baja California. N 33° 27' 33", W 111° 56' 25", 1200 ft., 365 m.
33.459167  -111.940278
Verbatim Coordinates: 33° 27' 33'' N 111° 56' 25'' W
Elevation: 370 meters Verbatim Elevation: 1200ft
Description: Rosettes single, stalk to 5 m high, inflorescence narrow paniculate, down more than half of stalk, 21 lateral branches, leaves light glacous gray slightly flushed with maroon, flowers tending to abort of style elongating and stamens not elongating, tepals mostly clasping, ovary, neck, tube light cream-light chartreuse, tepals, filaments style lighter cream-chartreuse, anthers light yellow; flower measurements after Gentry (1982) in mm, during anthesis; total length 53 mm, neck 5 mm, ovary 25x6.5 mm, tube 3x11 mm, filament insertion 1.5 mm, filament 38 mm, anther 14 mm, outer tepals 21x5(2) mm, inner tepals 20x4/5(3) mm, style 46 mm.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Notes: Sheet II/II; Cultivation
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Record Id: 75a375b4-2e37-4593-98bf-dc118cca0807
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 212362006-06-13
Catalog Number: DES00064274
GUID: 75a375b4-2e37-4593-98bf-dc118cca0807
Latest Identification: Agave gigantensis H.S.Gentry

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 212362006-06-13
Catalog Number: DES00058055
Latest Identification: Agave gigantensis H.S.Gentry

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