Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00013638
Taxon: Agave hiemiflora H.S.Gentry
Family: Asparagaceae
Determiner: Howard Scott Gentry
Type Status: Isotype
Collector: Howard Scott Gentry   23640   
Date: 1976-01-01
Additional Collectors: Marie Gentry
Locality: Guatemala, Huehuetenango, 7 miles NE of Huehuetenango along road to Aguacatan.
15.351974  -91.427777 +-1000m.
Elevation: 2130-2290 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 7000 - 7500ft
Habitat: Pine-oak forest on limestone, S slope
Associated Species: Pinus, Quercus
Description: Single variable rosettes, all with narrow-hafted lvs, small to med. Panicles 4-6 m tall with very short (1-2") or longer (8-10") branches; fls. sometimes red in bud, opening yellow. (lvs. & fls. of 3 pls.).
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Occurrence Remarks: Publication: Agaves Cont. N. Amer. 480. 1982; extensive population
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Record Id: d59cf98c-a311-4bec-a44e-3a91d87a0fcb
Occurrence ID (GUID): d59cf98c-a311-4bec-a44e-3a91d87a0fcb
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Howard Scott Gentry 236401976-01-01
Catalog Number: DES00013638
GUID: d59cf98c-a311-4bec-a44e-3a91d87a0fcb
Latest Identification: Agave hiemiflora
Identified by: Howard Scott Gentry

University of Arizona Herbarium (ARIZ)
H. Gentry; M. Gentry 236401976-01-01
Catalog Number: 265920
GUID: urn:uuid:4ab896fc-c725-4ded-9ac6-9273a2cc6ebc
Latest Identification: Agave hiemiflora
Identified by: H. Gentry1976-01-01

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