Agave parryi var. couesii

(Engelmann ex Trelease) Kearney & Peebles
J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 29: 474. 1939.
Common names: Coues agave
Endemic
Basionym: Agave couesii Engelmann ex Trelease Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 94, plates 94–97. 1911
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 458. Mentioned on page 457, 460.

Rosettes 3.5–5.5 × 4–6.5 dm. Leaves 25–42(–47) cm × 6.5–11 cm; blade ovate. Flowers 4.3–5.5(–6) cm; perianth tube 6–9 mm, limb lobes 13–21 mm; filaments 3.3–4.4 mm; ovary 2–3.4 cm. 2n = 120.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–early summer.
Habitat: Gravelly places in grasslands, chaparral, pinyon-juniper, and oak woodlands
Elevation: 1100–2100 m

Discussion

Variety couesii hybridizes with A. chrysantha in Arizona.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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(Engelmann ex Trelease) Kearney & Peebles +
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1100–2100 m +
Gravelly places in grasslands, chaparral, pinyon-juniper, and oak woodlands +
Flowering late spring–early summer. +
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Agave parryi var. couesii +
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