Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00081131
Occurrence ID (GUID): b9ae982d-ab09-4387-81a8-146edd4d18d5
Taxon: Agave palmeri Engelm.
Identification Qualifier: cf.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30588   
Date: 2015-08-08
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon, Adelheid Fisher
Locality: USA, Arizona, Gila County, Sierra Ancha Mountains, Sierra Ancha Wilderness Area, along FSR 203 (Cherry Creek Road).
33.90596  -110.907009
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 508597E 3751733N
Elevation: 1290 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4232 ft
Habitat: Juniper-emory oak woodland, east-facing roadcut slope.
Associated Species: Juniperus, Juniperus deppeana, Quercus emoryi, Arctostaphylos, Opuntia phaeacantha, Opuntia engelmannii, Agave parryi, Agave cf. chrysantha, Acacia angustissima, Hilaria belangeri.
Description: Occasional, plant cloning, at least 8 pups, lateral branches 17, down 2/5 of stalk, perpendicular-ascending; ovary, neck, tube light chartreuse-cream (tube lighter), tepal lobes light cream-yellow, outer tepals conspicuously brown-tipped, filaments, anthers, style cream with light purple flush (filaments, style light chartreuse-cream basally); ovary not angled, tepal lobes clasping; flower measurements after Gentry (1982) in mm, beginning anthesis: tl=42, o=19x7.75, n=2.5, tu=12x13, outer tep=11x6(base), 5(mid), inner tep=10x6.5(base), 4(mid), fil ins=4.5, 5, fil=50, a=12, sty=43; tl=45, o=21x8, n=3.5, tu=13(h) x 14(w), outer tep=12x6(base), 4.25(mid), inner tep=10x7.5(base), fil ins=4.5, 5, fil=43, a=12, sty=45.
Notes: Sheet 5 of 5; photos only.
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Record ID: b9ae982d-ab09-4387-81a8-146edd4d18d5
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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