Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00049168
Taxon: Agave ornithobroma Gentry
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   11308   
Date: 1999-02-27
Locality: Mexico, Nayarit, Cultivated at Desert Botanical Garden, accession no. 1991 0581 1005, grown from seed collected in Mexico, Nayarit, Huajicori, in mesquite espinoso, 300 m; much variation in seedlings was noted.
22.638333  -105.319167 +-1000m.
Habitat: Cultivated.
Description: Inflorescence short-paniculate to subspicate, flowers with ovary, tube, neck dark green lightly flushed with maroon, tepals flaring, 21 mm apart at tips, measurements after Gentry (1982), in mm: tl=43, o=11x5.5, n=6.5, tu=8x11, fi ins=10, tep=15.5 x 3, 16x2, fil=34, a=19, sty=40; with nectar at 10am.
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Record Id: 416a3c9e-9ab2-4478-b406-94437cf88038
Occurrence ID (GUID): 416a3c9e-9ab2-4478-b406-94437cf88038
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