Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00081168
Occurrence ID (GUID): 0ab82db7-68fe-428f-8148-e4089d1a3e86
Taxon: Agave palmeri Engelm.
Identification Qualifier: cf.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30593   
Date: 2015-08-08
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon, Adelheid Fisher
Locality: USA, Arizona, Gila County, Sierra Ancha Mountains, west of Cherry Creek, across from China Creek, along FSR 203 (Cherry Creek Road).
33.917625  -110.911853
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 508148E 3753026N
Elevation: 1299 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4263 ft
Habitat: Juniper-emory oak woodland, north-facing roadcut disturbed slope.
Associated Species: Juniperus, Juniperus deppeana, Quercus emoryi, Quercus turbinella, Pinus edulis, Arctostaphylos, Opuntia phaeacantha, Opuntia engelmannii, Agave parryi, Agave cf. chrysantha, Acacia angustissima, Brickellia californica, Bothriochloa barbinodis, Eriodictyon angustifolium, Hilaria belangeri.
Description: Occasional, plant cloning, stalk ca 6 m tall, lateral branches ca 15, down 1/2 of stalk, perpendicular-ascending; ovary, neck, tube, chartreuse-green, tepal lobes yellowish-cream, outer tepals brown-tipped, filaments, style dark maroon, anthers yellow with purple flush; ovary moderately angled, tepal lobes clasping; flower measurements after Gentry (1982) in mm, during anthesis: tl=55, o=27x8.5, n=2, tu=12x12, outer tep=13x7(base), 5.5(mid), inner tep=12x5(base), 4.5(mid), fil ins=5.5, 6, fil=42, a=13, sty=40; tl=50, o=22x8, n=2.5 tu=12(h) x 12(w), outer tep=14x6(base), 5(mid), inner tep=13x6(base), 4(mid), fil ins=5.5, 6, fil=45, a=16, sty=44.
Reproductive Condition: Flowers
Notes: Sheet 2 of 5.
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Record ID: 0ab82db7-68fe-428f-8148-e4089d1a3e86
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