Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00026914
Taxon: Yucca madrensis Gentry
Family: Asparagaceae
Type Status: Isotype
Collector: Howard Scott Gentry   21209   
Date: 1965-09-09
Locality: Mexico, Sonora, Sierra Charuco, along Sonora-Chihuahua boundary
27.305584  -108.609057 +-1000m.
Elevation: 1370-1520 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 4500 - 5000ft
Habitat: Pine-oak forest zone
Associated Species: Pinus, Quercus
Description: Mostly small plants with short trunks, rarely to 1.8 m, tuberous roots, & thin crown of light green narrow, pliant lvs. with serrulate margins. Inflo. 4-5 dm. tall, erect, flowering rarely. No fruits observed.
Reproductive Condition: Sterile
Occurrence Remarks: Publication: USDA Agric. Handb. 399 (Agave Fam. Sonora): 159, fig. 62. 1972; photos & live for prop.
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Record Id: 30a1bb01-dec0-4424-b6f0-c1242aa2fd6e
Occurrence ID (GUID): 30a1bb01-dec0-4424-b6f0-c1242aa2fd6e
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Howard Scott Gentry 212091965-09-09
Catalog Number: DES00026914
GUID: 30a1bb01-dec0-4424-b6f0-c1242aa2fd6e
Latest Identification: Yucca madrensis

University of Arizona Herbarium (ARIZ)
H. S. Gentry 212091965-09-09
Catalog Number: 267488
GUID: urn:uuid:5ccc42ab-20d5-479c-a447-fad8197441ed
Latest Identification: Yucca madrensis
Identified by: W.C. Hodgson1 March 1995

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