Agave kerchovei

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Agave kerchovei


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
Species: Agave kerchovei



Agave kerchovei Lem. (1864)


  • Heterotypic
    • Agave beaucarnei Lem., Ill. Hort. 11(Misc.): 65 (1864).
    • Agave kerchovei var. macrodontha F.Haage & E.Schmidt, Haupt-Verz. Samen 1875: 6 (1875).
    • Agave expatriata Rose, Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 1900: 82 (1900).
    • Agave kerchovei var. beaucarnei (Lem.) Trel. in L.H.Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1: 237 (1914).
    • Agave noli-tangere A.Berger, Agaven: 103 (1915).
    • Agave inopinabilis Trel., Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23: 138 (1920).


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

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



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