Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00036499
Taxon: Agave mckelveyana Gentry
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy Hodgson   6750   
Date: 1992-05-28
Additional Collectors: Mary Irish
Locality: USA, Arizona, Mohave County, Ca. 8.4 miles N of Hwy 96 along Camp Wood Road, overlooking Boulder Creek.
34.654259  -113.097602 +-969m.
Verbatim Coordinates: TRS: T15N R8W S28
Elevation: 1365 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 4480ft.
Habitat: Rocky WNW-facing slope
Associated Species: Cercocarpus montanus, Opuntia phaeacantha, Ericameria, Sitanion, Cirsium, Sphaeralcea, Euphorbia, Plantago, Rhus ovata, Asclepias asperula, Nolina microcarpa, Quercus turbinella, Rhamnus crocea, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Pinus edulis, Ceanothus greggii, Eriogonum wrightii, Opuntia chlorotica
Description: Plants frequent, 2 plants in clone, leaves dark green (to bluish), stalk 12 feet, peduncles 16, 2/3 to 1/2 down stalk, flowers from 3rd and 4th, ovary thick, neck/tube becoming very restricted; measurements after Gentry (1982), in mm, during anthesis: tl = 40, o = 22 x 7, n = 2.5, tu = (3)-4 x 9, fil ins = 3, tep = 12.5 x 3, ll-75 x 2.25, a = 11, sty = 25.
Reproductive Condition: flowers & leaves
Occurrence Remarks: 2 sheets. Color photographs.
Specimen Images
Record Id: dd347b38-8f71-4487-b643-b5c1ad75b094
Occurrence ID (GUID): dd347b38-8f71-4487-b643-b5c1ad75b094
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy Hodgson 67501992-05-28
Catalog Number: DES00036499
GUID: dd347b38-8f71-4487-b643-b5c1ad75b094
Latest Identification: Agave mckelveyana

Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Wendy C. Hodgson 67501992-05-28
Catalog Number: ASU0085082
Latest Identification: Agave mckelveyana

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