Agave americana var. expansa

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Agave americana var. expansa


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
Varietas: Agave americana var. expansa


Agave americana var. expansa (Jacobi) Gentry, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 399: 80 (1972).


  • Basionym
    • Agave expansa Jacobi, Abh. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Cult., Abth. Naturwiss. 1868: 151 (1868).
  • Heterotypic
    • Agave abrupta Trel., Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23: 132 (1920).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
      • S. Arizona to W. Mexico

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



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