Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00079034
Occurrence ID (GUID): c086518b-42d2-42d2-952d-712dbbd5fde9
Taxon: Agave palmeri Engelm.
Identification Qualifier: cf.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   25345   
Date: 2009-09-11
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon
Locality: USA, Arizona, Graham County, Along Klondyke Road, south side, overlooking Hackberry Draw and just south of Cottonwood Canyon.
32.831237  -110.140838
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 580413E 3632905N
Elevation: 1408 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4620 ft
Habitat: Stony, southeast-facing slope overlooking drainage.
Substrate: Granitic-rhyolite?
Associated Species: Opuntia engelmannii, Opuntia phaeacantha, Ferocactus wislizeni, Prosopis velutina, Nolina microcarpa, Yucca baccata, Cylindropuntia spinosior, Acacia constricta, Calliandra eriophylla, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Echinocereus fendleri.
Description: Locally frequent, plant with offsets, stalk ca 14 ft tall, with ca 14 lateral branches, down 55% of stalk, flowers with ovary, neck, tube light lime green, filaments maroon, anthers yellow, tepal lobes light yellow-green with brown tips, clasping, slender, style cream-yellow, becoming maroon distally, stigma yellow; flower measurements after Gentry (1982) in mm: tl=65, o=30x8, n=5, tu=15(h)x14(w), fil ins=7.5, 9, fil=38, a=15 (lots of pollen), outer tep=12x5, inner tepal 10x5, sty=28.
Notes: Sheet I/III. Potential archaeological farmed site. Photo.
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Record ID: c086518b-42d2-42d2-952d-712dbbd5fde9
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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