Agave parryi var. couesii

(Engelmann ex Trelease) Kearney & Peebles

J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 29: 474. 1939

Common names: Coues agave
Basionyms: 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

None.

AuthorJames L. Reveal + and Wendy C. Hodgson +
Authority(Engelmann ex Trelease) Kearney & Peebles +
BasionymsAgave couesii +
Common nameCoues agave +
DistributionAriz. +
Elevation1100–2100 m +
HabitatGravelly places in grasslands, chaparral, pinyon-juniper, and oak woodlands +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorBee F. Gunn +
PhenologyFlowering late spring–early summer. +
Publication titleJ. Wash. Acad. Sci. +
Publication year1939 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V26/V26 955.xml +
Taxon familyAgavaceae +
Taxon nameAgave parryi var. couesii +
Taxon parentAgave parryi +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 26 +