Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00077019
Occurrence ID (GUID): 46ab3dab-9545-4557-865b-d24438e2c5bc
Taxon: Agave deserti var. deserti Engelm.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   28529   
Date: 2013-06-14
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon, Liz Slauson, Brandi Eide
Locality: USA, California, San Diego, Santa Rosa Mountains, just north of highway overlooking and near San Felipe Wash.
33.111479  -116.499478
Verbatim Coordinates: 11S 546698E 3663757N
Elevation: 762 meters Verbatim Elevation: 2500 ft
Habitat: Chaparral-Juniper, south-facing slope
Substrate: Granitic
Associated Species: Opuntia cf. phaeacantha, Echinocereus engelmannii, Juniperus, Cylindropuntia.
Description: Locally common, suckering with a few plants, flower stalk 4.5 m tall, 14 lateral branches down 3/10 of stalk, fresh flowers slightly zygomorphic, with ovary, neck, tube light chartreuse-light yellow, tepal lobes light yellow with outside tepals having darker tips, filaments, style light yellow-light chartreuse, anthers yellow, measurements after Gentry (1982) in mm: pedicel=9, tl=39, o=21.5x6, n=4, tu=7(h)x12.5(w), outer tepal lobes 18.5x7.5, inner tepal lobes 19.5x7.5, splayed back, recurved, fil ins=7, fil=43, a=10, dehiscing, style=44; green (living) leaf from different plant in same clone.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Notes: Sheet 1 of 3.
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Record Id: 46ab3dab-9545-4557-865b-d24438e2c5bc
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