Agave americana

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Agave americana
Agave July 2011-1.jpg

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Agavoideae
Genus: Agave
Subgenus: A. subg. Agave
Sectio: A. sect. Agave
Species: Agave americana
Subspecies: A. a. subsp. americana – A. a. subsp. protamericana
Varietates: A. a. var. expansa – A. a. var. franzosinii – A. a. var. oaxacensis

Name[edit]

Agave americana L., Sp. Pl. 1: 323. 1753

Synonyms[edit]

  • Homotypic
    • Aloe americana (L.) Crantz, Inst. Rei Herb. 1: 466. 1766.
    • Agave spectabilis Salisb., Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton: 247. 1796, nom. superfl.

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Europe
    • Regional: Southwestern Europe
      • Baleares, Corse, France, Portugal, Sardegna, Spain (introduced)
    • Regional: Southeastern Europe
      • Albania, Greece, Italy, Kriti, Sicilia, former Yugoslavia (introduced)
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Northern Africa
      • Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia (introduced)
    • Regional: Macaronesia
      • Azores, Canary Islands, Madeira (introduced)
    • Regional: West Tropical Africa
      • Guinea (introduced)
    • Regional: West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Rwanda (introduced)
    • Regional: Northeast Tropical Africa
      • Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia (introduced)
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Botswana, Cape Provinces, Lesotho, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Swaziland (introduced)
    • Regional: Middle Atlantic Ocean
      • Ascension, St. Helena (introduced)
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Western Asia
      • East Aegean Islands, Turkey (introduced)
    • Regional: China
      • China South-Central, China Southeast (introduced)
    • Regional: Eastern Asia
      • Korea, Nansei-shoto, Ogasawara-shoto (introduced)
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Indian Subcontinent
      • Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, West Himalaya (introduced)
    • Regional: Indo-China
      • Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand (introduced)
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: Australia
      • Norfolk Islands, New South Wales, Queensland (introduced)
    • Regional: New Zealand
      • New Zealand North, New Zealand South. (introduced)
  • Continental: Pacific
    • Regional: Southwestern Pacific
      • Fiji, Gilbert Islands, Nauru, New Caledonia. (introduced)
    • Regional: Northwestern Pacific
      • Marianas (introduced)
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern U.S.A.[1]
      • Arizona, California.
    • Regional: South-Central U.S.A.[1]
      • Texas.
    • Regional: Southeastern U.S.A.[1]
      • Florida, Louisiana.
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Mexico Southeast (introduced).
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Central America
      • Costa Rica, Guatemala. (introduced)
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago, Windward Islands. (introduced)
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru. (introduced)
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil Southeast. (introduced)
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast, Juan Fernández Islands. (introduced)
  • Continental: Antarctic
    • Regional: Subantarctic Islands
      • Amsterdam-St. Paul Islands. (introduced)
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References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

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Vernacular names[edit]

català: Atzavara
English: Century plant
español: Agave amarillo, pita
français: Agave américain
Gàidhlig: Àlas ceud bliadhna
հայերեն: Ագավի ամերիկյան, պերճածաղիկ, զարմունի, շքուռ, հարյուրամյա հալվե
italiano: Agave
magyar: Közönséges agávé, amerikai agávé
Nederlands: Honderdjarige aloë
Runa Simi: Paqpa
suomi: Jättiagaave
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