Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00013639
Taxon: Agave pygmae H.S.Gentry
Family: Asparagaceae
Determiner: Howard Scott Gentry
ID Remarks: Isotype
ID References: Agaves Cont. N. Amer. 494. 1982
Type Status: Isotype
Collector: Howard Scott Gentry   23650   
Date: 1976-01-02
Additional Collectors: John McClure
Locality: Mexico, Chiapas, White limestone dome 28 miles N of Mexico-Guatemala border along hwy.
15.49555  -92.11794 +-80000m.
Elevation: 940 meters
Verbatim Elevation: ca. 3100ft
Habitat: Denuded white "dog-toothed" limestone
Substrate: Limestone
Description: Small, cespitose, short-stemmed, few-leaved rosettes; probably depauperate; lvs. bluish green, few, remote on stem; panicles 2-3 m tall, slender, open, with 8-12 small umbels of small yellow fls., few (lvs. & fls. of 2, 3 hijos).
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Occurrence Remarks: Small pop.
Specimen Images
Record Id: b2470dcc-71f6-4769-a8d9-dd67faddfbaf
Occurrence ID (GUID): b2470dcc-71f6-4769-a8d9-dd67faddfbaf
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Howard Scott Gentry 236501976-01-02
Catalog Number: DES00013639
GUID: b2470dcc-71f6-4769-a8d9-dd67faddfbaf
Latest Identification: Agave pygmae
Identified by: Howard Scott Gentry

University of Arizona Herbarium (ARIZ)
H. S. Gentry 236501976-01-02
Catalog Number: 265945
GUID: urn:uuid:9f1d7f22-211e-47b3-b362-ed07627ffc4a
Latest Identification: Agave pygmae
Identified by: H. S. Gentry1976-01-02

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