Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00083908
Occurrence ID (GUID): 46a8bbe4-e6cc-4309-8c14-306ab7f993fd
Taxon: Agave palmeri Engelm.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30891   
Date: 2016-07-19
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon, Chris Roll
Locality: USA, Arizona, Cochise County, Coronado National Forest, along Pinery Canyon Road in Pinery Canyon east of turnoff to Chiricahua National Monument, just west of North Fork Canyon/creek.
31.978405  -109.360491
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 654906E 3539216N
Elevation: 1658 meters Verbatim Elevation: 5440 ft
Habitat: Juniperus-Arctostaphylos-Quercus association, south-facing slope.
Substrate: Rhyolite.
Associated Species: Quercus grisea, Quercus emoryi, Calliandra, Dasylirion wheeleri, Arctostaphylos, Mimosa aculeaticarpa var. biuncifera, Hilaria.
Description: Occasional, non-suckering, leaves glaucous light green, maroon-rose, flower stalk ca 6-2/3 m tall, 55 mm in diameter at 1-3/4 m up from ground, inflorescence paniculate, lateral branches 17, perpendicular-ascending, down 55% of stalk, ovary, neck, tube light chartreuse-light cream, tepal lobes light cream (-light chartreuse), apices darker, outer tepal lobes prominantly brown-tipped apically, filaments, style cream, flushed with maroon-purple, anthers dark maroon-purple-yellow, stigma light yellow, flowers thick, brittle, tepals clasping, outer tepal lobes conduplicate, ovary somewhat angulate; flower measurements after Gentry (1982) in mm, beginning anthesis: tl=65, o=32x9, n=4.5, tu=10.5hx13w, fil ins=5.5, 6.5, fil=46, a=13, outer tepal lobe 13.5x5.5(base), 3.25(mid), inner tepal lobe 11.5x6(base), 2.75(mid), sty=59; tl=61, o=30x9, n=4, tu=10.5hx13.5w, fil ins=7, 7.5, fil=46, a=14, outer tepal lobe 15x6(base), 4(mid), inner tepal lobe 12x7(base), 3.5(mid), sty=60.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Notes: Sheet 2 of 4.
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Record ID: 46a8bbe4-e6cc-4309-8c14-306ab7f993fd
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