Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00026903
Taxon: Agave ornithobroma H.S.Gentry
Family: Asparagaceae
Type Status: Isotype
Collector: Howard Scott Gentry   18358   
Date: 1959-12-09
Locality: Mexico, Sinaloa, 15-16 miles SE of Esquinapa
22.832045  -105.774822 +-30000m.  WGS84
Elevation: 60-120 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 200 - 400ft
Habitat: Volcanic domes
Description: Green, assymetrical, single rosettes surculose at maturity only; lvs. light green, filiferous, curving, rounded above & below; shaft slender, green to red flg. from 1 m above base, straight, 3-4 m tall; pedicels distal, stout, geminate; tepals reflexed, green with reddish flush or pale green; fil. red to purple; anthers greenish or yel; pistil red, etc.
Reproductive Condition: flowers & fruits (immature)
Occurrence Remarks: Publication: Agaves Cont. N. Amer. 117. 1982
Specimen Images
Record Id: 87b5699b-ab31-438a-8c5e-91ddc7ff1e21
Occurrence ID (GUID): 87b5699b-ab31-438a-8c5e-91ddc7ff1e21
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Howard Scott Gentry 183581959-12-09
Catalog Number: DES00026903
GUID: 87b5699b-ab31-438a-8c5e-91ddc7ff1e21
Latest Identification: Agave ornithobroma

University of Arizona Herbarium (ARIZ)
H. S. Gentry 183581959-12-09
Catalog Number: 265553
GUID: urn:uuid:96335f57-cd75-4e3f-ad55-c4408a13c09b
Latest Identification: Agave ornithobroma
Identified by: H. S. Gentry1959-12-09

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