Agave attenuata

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Agave attenuata


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. Littaea
Sectio: A. sect. Nizandensae
Species: Agave attenuata
Subspecies: A. a. subsp. attenuata – A. a. subsp. dentata


Agave attenuata Salm-Dyck, 1834


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Central; Mexico Northwest; Mexico Southwest

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


Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Drachenbaum-Agave
English: Fox tail agave, Foxtail agave, Smooth century plant, Spineless agave, Dragon-tree agave, Swan's neck, Lion's tail
suomi: Tähkäagaave
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