Agave karatto

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Agave karatto


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Agavoideae
Genus: Agave
Species: Agave karatto


Agave karatto Mill. (1768)


  • Heterotypic
    • Agave barbadensis Trel.
    • Agave keratto Steud., orth. var.
    • Agave kerrato Salm-Dyck
    • Agave kerratto Salm-Dyck, nom. illeg.
    • gave nevidis Trel.
    • Agave obducta Trel.
    • Agave salm-dyckii Baker
    • Agave scheuermaniana Trel.
    • Agave trankeera Trel.
    • Agave van-groliae Trel.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Aruba; Bermuda; Leeward Is.; Netherlands Antilles; Windward Is.

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



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