Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00059562
Occurrence ID (GUID): 534bb366-8a10-412a-96f1-25a7e2b4a2b4
Taxon: Agave lechuguilla Torr.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   17818   
Date: 2004-05-13
Locality: USA, Texas, El Paso County, Grown in cultivation at Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, N 33 deg 27' 33'', W 111 deg 56' 35'', Maricopa County, 1200 ft., 366 m: accession number 1955 5318 0102, Bed 44, original collection by W.T. Marshall and H. Earle at the south end of the Franklin Mountains, July 5-11, 1955
31.782778  -106.48
Elevation: 1296 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4250ft.
Description: Plant with numerous pups, leaves short, dark green somewhat falcate, stalk spicate, slender, 17 mm wide at eye level, up to 10 ft., inflorescence half or more down the stalk, ovary, neck and tube light green, ovary slightly flushed with maroon, tepals cream, flushed with maroon, erect-ascending, filaments and style maroon, anthers yellow; measurements after Gentry (1982), in mm, tl=37, o=13x8, n=5.5, tu=1.5x12, fil ins=2, fil=38, a=8, tep=13x5,2 (oute), 13x5.5,2 (inner), sty=38.
Notes: Cultivated or Captive
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Record ID: 534bb366-8a10-412a-96f1-25a7e2b4a2b4
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