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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0085084
Secondary Catalog #: 186524
Taxon: Agave mckelveyana Gentry
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   6708   
Date: 1992-05-26
Locality: USA, Arizona, Mohave County, 5.2 miles west of Chicken Springs Road (and Wikieup) along Alamo Lake Road (junction is 0.3 miles west of SR 93).
34.6542  -113.725
Verbatim Coordinates: DMS: 34d 39m 15s N; 113d 43m 30s W
Elevation: 1036 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 3400ft
Habitat: Upland Sonoran Desert, E-facing rocky steep slope.
Associated Species: Cercidium microphyllum, Calliandra eriophylla, Psilostrophe, Lupinus, Opuntia acanthocarpa, Opuntia basilaris, Fouquieria splendens, Eriogonum fasciculatum, Encelia farinosa, Erioneuron pulchellum, Canotia holacantha, Juniperus monosperma, Nolina bigelovii, Yucca baccata, Marina parryi
Description: 6 dead stalks, stalks 18 ft tall, 14 peduncles, these flowers 3rd and 4th up from base, no nectar (3 pm), flowers flaring, light yellow. Measurments after Gentry (1982), in mm, during anthesis: tl=31, o=17x6, n=2.5, fi ins=2, tu=2.15x10, tep=11x3, 11.2.5, a=9, sty=38; pic 19,20.
Reproductive Condition: fruit
Specimen Images
Record Id: 283c219b-54ef-49db-89b9-1751d04ee73e
Occurrence ID (GUID): 283c219b-54ef-49db-89b9-1751d04ee73e
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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Wendy C. Hodgson 67081992-05-26
Catalog Number: ASU0085084
GUID: 283c219b-54ef-49db-89b9-1751d04ee73e
Latest Identification: Agave mckelveyana

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy Hodgson 67081992-05-26
Catalog Number: DES00036422
Latest Identification: Agave mckelveyana

University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections Herbarium (UTEP:Herb)
Collector(s): Dr. Wendy Hodgson 67081992-05-26
Catalog Number: UTEP:Herb:50873
Latest Identification: Agave mckelveyana
Identified by: Dr. Wendy Hodgson1992-05-26

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