University of Florida Herbarium
Catalog #: 243246
Occurrence ID (GUID): 75caa0ab-83b8-4bce-8a06-08a12237800c
Taxon: Dasylirion wheeleri Watson ex Rothrock
Family: Ruscaceae
ID Remarks: [Orig. id.:] Dasylirion wheeleri S. Wats.
Collector: J. Richard Abbott   8669   
Date: 1996-05-21
Verbatim Date: 21 May 1996
Locality: United States, Florida, Miami-Dade, United States: Florida: Dade [Miami-Dade] County. south Miami, Fairchild Tropical Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road. Round rosette 1.5 m tall. Native to the southwest U.S. and Mexico.
Location Remarks: Coral Gables: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Reproductive Condition: vegetative
Preparations: Preserved herbarium specimens
Notes: [Common name:] Desert Spoon --[Label footing:] Herbario Nacional del Ecuador (QCNE). Berea College Herbarium (BEREA).; cultivated
Disposition: FLASCAT
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Rights Holder: University of Florida
Record ID: 629a61f7-4a57-47e8-a15e-f520b965a52d
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Current Record
University of Florida Herbarium (FLAS)
J. Richard Abbott 86691996-05-21
Catalog Number: 243246
GUID: 75caa0ab-83b8-4bce-8a06-08a12237800c
Latest Identification: Dasylirion wheeleri Watson ex Rothrock

Missouri Botanical Garden (MO)
J. Richard Abbott 86691996-05-21
Catalog Number: 100789001
GUID: urn:catalog:MO:Tropicos:100789001
Latest Identification: Dasylirion wheeleri S. Watson ex Rothr.

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