Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00040524
Taxon: Agave pygmae Gentry
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   s.n.   
Date: 1996-05-29
Locality: Mexico, Chiapas, Cultivated at Desert Botanical Garden Maricopa Co., Phoenix, AZ. 33 degrees 27' 33'' N, 111 degrees 56' 35'' W. elevation 1100 ft; accession number 1976 0035 0104, source H.S. Gentry, originally collected from the type locality, Mexico: Chiapas, 28 miles north of Guatemala-Mexico border, 3000 feet, 2 January 1976. HS Gentry 23650
15.667269  -91.999545 +-50000m.
Elevation: 914 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 3000ft.
Description: Leaves dark green, leaf edge straight, ovary, neck, tube light green, tepals yellow, brownish at apices, flaring but incurved at tips, filaments and style yellow, anthers yellow-green; anthesis (2 flowers): tl=37/5, 42; o=17x7, 21x7; n=1.5,2; tu=4.5x10, 6x11; fil ins=at top of tube 6.5; tep=13x5, 13x5.5, 15x5, 15x6; fil=24, 23; a=12, 12; sty=26,30
Reproductive Condition: flower
Occurrence Remarks: 2n=60, count made by Marc Baker, from a different plant from same accession number W. Hodgson, July 1997
Cultivation Status: Cultivated
Specimen Images
Record Id: 6d72e85c-83b3-4791-ae90-7f966358f3c3
Occurrence ID (GUID): 6d72e85c-83b3-4791-ae90-7f966358f3c3
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