Agave deserti subsp. deserti

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Agave deserti subsp. deserti


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Agavoideae
Genus: Agave
Species: Agave deserti
Subspecies: A. deserti subsp. deserti


Agave deserti subsp. deserti autonym


  • Heterotypic
    • Agave consociata Trel., Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 53 (1911 publ. 1912).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • Arizona; California
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northwest

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


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Desert Agave, Mescal, Century Plant or Maguey
español: Mescal, Maguey