Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
(DES)
Catalog #: DES00081146
Occurrence ID (GUID): a01ce7a8-5c5f-46eb-a98f-ca8d1d7d131c
Taxon: Agave palmeri Engelm.
Identification Qualifier: cf.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30584   
Date: 2015-08-08
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon, Adelheid Fisher
Locality: USA, Arizona, Gila County, Sierra Ancha Mountains, just north of the Sierra Ancha Wilderness Area, just south of PB Creek and west of Cherry Creek, across (west of) China Creek, along FSR 203 (Cherry Creek Road).
33.917897  -110.912719
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 508068E 3753056N
Elevation: 1310 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4299 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. palmeri, Acacia angustissima, Hilaria belangeri.
Description: Occasional, plant suckering, stalk ca 5 m tall, 35 mm in diameter at 1-3/4 m height, lateral branches 12, down 2/5 of stalk, ascending, ovary, neck chartreuse green, tube lighter chartreuse green, tepal lobes cream-yellow/light chartreuse, outer tepals brown-tipped, filaments shiny yellow-cream, anthers yellow, style shiny yellow-cream; ovary somewhat angled, tepal lobes clasping; flower measurements after Gentry (1982) in mm, beginning anthesis: tl=61, o=29x7, n=6.25, tu=16(h) x 13(w), outer tep=11x7(base), 5.75(mid), inner tep=10x6(base), 5(mid), fil ins=10, 9, fil=45, a=15, sty=47; tl=65, o=31.5x8, n=5.75, tu=16(h) x 13.5(w), outer tep=12x7(base), 5.5(mid), inner tep=10x7(base), 5(mid), fil ins=8, 9, fil=45, a=16, sty=47.
Reproductive Condition: Flowers
Notes: Sheet 2 of 3.
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Record ID: a01ce7a8-5c5f-46eb-a98f-ca8d1d7d131c
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (asalywon@dbg.org)
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