Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00064270
Occurrence ID (GUID): e0d8f79c-89db-4dfe-bc71-85230a4575cf
Taxon: Agave lechuguilla Torr.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: R. Puente   2472   
Date: 2003-01-01
Additional Collectors: G. Reinhardt
Locality: Mexico, San Luis Potosi, Presa de El Peaja, Ejido La Maroma; base of cliffs on S side of dam; ca. 20km SW of city of San Luis Potosi.
22.066667  -101.166667
Elevation: 1970 meters Verbatim Elevation: 6462ft.
Habitat: Riolitic cliff and southern aspect slopes with rocky substrate with vegetation of grassland.
Associated Species: Opuntia robusta, Agave lechuguilla, A. schidigera, A. salmiana, Bouteloua gracilis, B. curtipendula, Quercus, Yucca filifera, Dasylirion acrotriche, Jatropha dioica, Stevia
Description: x Agave schidigera Lemaire Plant 90 cm in diam, ca. 60 cm tall; leaves light green, to 40 cm long, 3.5-4 cm wide; margin gray, slightly filamentous; spine 2.5-3 cm long, thick. Putative hybrid between A. lechuguilla and A. schidigera, both putative parents growing together in same locality. Only one plant see, growing between boulders.
Notes: a 2 sheet collection, Sheet I/II; Photos
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Record ID: e0d8f79c-89db-4dfe-bc71-85230a4575cf
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
R. Puente 24722003-01-01
Catalog Number: DES00064270
GUID: e0d8f79c-89db-4dfe-bc71-85230a4575cf
Latest Identification: Agave lechuguilla Torr.

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
R. Puente 24722003-01-01
Catalog Number: DES00051833
Latest Identification: Agave lechuguilla Torr.

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