Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00026855
Taxon: Agave scabra Salm-Dyck
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Howard S. Gentry   20176   
Date: 1963-07-16
Additional Collectors: Barclay and Arguelles
Locality: Mexico, San Luis Potosi, 35 miles E of San Luis Potosi along road to Rio Verde.
22.046389  -100.4375
Elevation: 1676-2072 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 5500 - 6800ft.
Habitat: Limestone
Associated Species: Montane pine and oak forests
Description: Glaucous gray, medium-sized, few-leaved, suckering rosettes in scaattered seeding population, panicles small to large, 4-7 m tall with 10-20 laterals, some buds pink, tepals and anthers yellow, ovaries green.
Reproductive Condition: flowers & leaf
Occurrence Remarks: 2 sheets. Black and white photograph
Specimen Images
Record Id: 720907ac-0c4f-4c2a-893c-aa4a16d16848
Occurrence ID (GUID): 720907ac-0c4f-4c2a-893c-aa4a16d16848
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Howard S. Gentry 201761963-07-16
Catalog Number: DES00026855
GUID: 720907ac-0c4f-4c2a-893c-aa4a16d16848
Latest Identification: Agave scabra

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Gentry 201761963-07-16
Catalog Number: DES00064483
Latest Identification: Agave scabra subsp. potosiensis

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