Agave tequilana

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Agave tequilana


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

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


Agave tequilana F.A.C.Weber, 1902


  • Homotypic
    • Agave angustifolia subsp. tequilana (F.A.C.Weber) Valenz.-Zap. & Nabhan, Kaktus Klub 2004(1): 44, 50 (2004).
  • Heterotypic
    • Agave palmaris Trel., Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23: 116 (1920).
    • Agave pedrosana Trel., Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23: 116 (1920).
    • Agave pes-mulae Trel., Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23: 117 (1920).
    • Agave pseudotequilana Trel., Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23: 119 (1920).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • W. & C. Mexico

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



Vernacular names[edit]

español: Tequila agave
suomi: Tequila-agaave
magyar: Kék agávé
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