Agave longiflora

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Agave longiflora


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

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



Agave longiflora (Rose) G.D.Rowley, 1977


  • Basionym
    • Runyonia longiflora Rose, Addisonia 7: 39 (1922).
  • Homotypic
    • Polianthes runyonii Shinners, Sida 2: 335 (1966).
    • Manfreda longiflora (Rose) Verh.-Will., Baileya 19: 163 (1975).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • Texas
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico (Tamaulipas, Nuevo León)

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



Vernacular names

English: Longflower tuberose, Runyon's huaco
español: Amole de río

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