Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00032507
Taxon: Agave scabra Salm-Dyck
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: R. Spellenberg   5179   
Date: 1979-07-23
Locality: Mexico, Durango, About 4 miles E of Sombreretillo.
24.072222  -104.642222
Elevation: 2240 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 7350ft.
Habitat: Limestone hills
Associated Species: Larrea, Acacia, Fouquieria, Parthenium incanum, Parthenium argenteum.
Description: Rosettes with 20 massive leaves, glaucous, to 8 dm long x 2 dm broad, slightly narrower just above base, 1 dm thick at base, strongly concave on upper side, Inflorescence to 5 m tall, 12-15 branches 3-4 dm long, all flowers in a few terminal clusters of about 10 flowers at ends of branches, perianth green at base, tepals golden yellow, anthers and stamens yellow-green, stigmas with dehisced anthers to about height of lowest part of anther, stigmas with undehisced anthers just above tepal tips.
Reproductive Condition: flowers, fruit & leaf
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Record Id: 8ffd0aa9-94cb-4f6d-9956-5e641dfd65cb
Occurrence ID (GUID): 8ffd0aa9-94cb-4f6d-9956-5e641dfd65cb
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