Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00078477
Occurrence ID (GUID): f1e70588-3476-41f7-8dec-1b4612fcd6f0
Taxon: Agave mckelveyana Gentry
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   29549   
Date: 2014-05-21
Locality: USA, Arizona, Mohave County, Along jeep trail south of highway 93, southeast of Burro Creek and just west of Yavapai County line.
34.478031  -113.343674
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 284765E 3817654N
Elevation: 972 meters Verbatim Elevation: 3190 ft
Habitat: Desert scrub, eastsoutheast-facing slope.
Substrate: Granite, bouldery.
Associated Species: Quercus turbinella, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa, Eriogonum fasciculatum, Senegalia greggii, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Canotia holacantha, Nolina bigelovii, Opuntia chlorotica, Yucca baccata, Ferocactus cylindraceus, Juniperus, Aristida purpurea.
Description: Two plants, stalk 8.7 m tall, inflorescence with 17 lateral branches, these ascending, down just over 1/2 of stalk; flower measurements after Gentry (1982) in mm: tl=50, n=2, 0=26x6.5, tube=10(w) x 5(h), fil ins=3, fil=44, a=9 (anthesis), outer tep=17x5.5 (base), 2 (mid), inner tep=16.5x6 (base), 3 (mid), sty=22; tepals flaring-ascending, ovary light chartreuse, neck light chartreuse-light yellow, tepals light yellow, filaments light yellow, anthers yellow, style light yellow; much pollen at 9 am.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Notes: Sheet I / II.
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Record ID: f1e70588-3476-41f7-8dec-1b4612fcd6f0
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 295492014-05-21
Catalog Number: DES00078477
GUID: f1e70588-3476-41f7-8dec-1b4612fcd6f0
Latest Identification: Agave mckelveyana Gentry

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 295492014-05-21
Catalog Number: DES00078480
Latest Identification: Agave mckelveyana Gentry

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