Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00059602
Occurrence ID (GUID): 2efb415e-27a5-4e38-a572-4b5ae4bda585
Taxon: Agave lechuguilla Torr.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   17814   
Date: 2004-05-12
Locality: USA, New Mexico, Eddy 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 1960 6664 0203, Bed 55, originally collected by Roy Vail, Eddy County, Whites City, New Mexico, July 7, 1960.
32.17556  -104.37611 +-5000m.
Description: Flowers thick, stout, slight sweet smell, tepals ascending-spreading, light green to light yellow with maroon tinge on margins, keels darker green-yellow, ovary and neck light green to charteuse, tube light green to light yellow, filament dark and flushed with maroon, style same, anthers yellow; measurements after Gentry (1982), in mm, just beginning anthesis, tl=38, n=3, o=21x7, tu=2.5x11, fil ins=2.5, fi=40, a=10, tep=16.5x6 (outer), 17x7 (inner), sty=34.
Notes: Cultivated or Captive
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Record ID: 2efb415e-27a5-4e38-a572-4b5ae4bda585
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