University of Arizona Herbarium
Catalog #: 265553
Secondary Catalog #: ARIZ-BOT-0004755
Taxon: Agave ornithobroma H.S.Gentry
Family: Asparagaceae
Determiner: H. S. Gentry (1959-12-09)
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Type Status: Type
Collector: H. S. Gentry   18358   
Date: 1959-12-09
Verbatim Date: December,9,1959
Locality: Mexico, Sinaloa, NULL, 15-16 mi SE of Esquinapa.
Elevation: 60-121 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 200 - 400 ft.
Habitat: Volcanic domes.
Occurrence Remarks: Photograph and plant specimen; Green, assymetrical, single rosettes surculose at maturity only; lvs. light green, filiferous, curving, rounded above and below; shaft slender, green to red flg. From 1 m above base, straight, 3-4 m tall; pedicels distal, stout, germinate; tepals reflexed, green with reddish flush or pale green; fil. red to pruple; anthers green ish or yellow; pistil red, etc.
Specimen Images
Link to Source: ARIZ #265553
Record Id: b8c3e2c8-eeb1-49de-8bac-b5151208dc3f
Occurrence ID (GUID): urn:uuid:96335f57-cd75-4e3f-ad55-c4408a13c09b
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Current Record
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

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Howard Scott Gentry 183581959-12-09
Catalog Number: DES00026903
Latest Identification: Agave ornithobroma

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