Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00059563
Occurrence ID (GUID): b9355d57-ae99-48e8-bc69-8fcebae95dc5
Taxon: Agave lechuguilla Torr.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   17819   
Date: 2004-05-13
Locality: USA, New Mexico, Dona Ana 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 6688 0101, Bed 45, originally collected by H. Earle, Dona Ana County, September 3-4, 1960.
33  -106.375 +-60000m.
Description: Plant somewhat caespitose, leaves dark green, not falcate but spreading, flowering stalk 13-15 ft. tall, 25 mm wide at eye level, inflorescence 2/3 down stalk, 2-9 flowers per cluster, tepals erect-ascending, light yellow flecked with maroon, ovary, neck and tube light green, filaments maroon, anthers yelow, style flushed with maroon; measurements after Gentry (1982), in mm, just beginning anthesis, tl=38, o=16x7, n=-4.5, tu=1.5x13, tep=14x4,3 (outer), 16x6,4 (inner), fil ins=1, fil=38, a=10, sty=38.
Notes: Cultivated or Captive
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Record ID: b9355d57-ae99-48e8-bc69-8fcebae95dc5
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