Agave seemanniana

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Agave seemanniana


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

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



Agave seemanniana Jacobi, 1869


  • Homotypic
    • Agave scolymus var. seemanniana (Jacobi) A.Terracc., Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 38 (1885).
  • Heterotypic
    • Agave caroli-schmidtii A.Berger, Agaven: 199 (1915).
    • Agave guatemalensis A.Berger, Agaven: 201 (1915).
    • Agave seemanniana var. perscabra Trel., Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 23: 137 (1915).
    • Agave tortispina Trel., Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 23: 135 (1915).
    • Agave pygmaea Gentry, Agaves Cont. N. Amer.: 494 (1982).
    • Agave seemanniana var. pygmaea (Gentry) B.Ullrich ex Espejo & López-Ferr., Monocot. Mexicanas Sinopsis Florística 1: 23 (1992).
    • Agave seemanniana subsp. pygmaea (Gentry) B.Ullrich, Brit. Cactus Succ. J. 10: 27 (1992).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Central America
      • Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Southeast; Mexico Southwest

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



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