Agave schottii var. schottii

unknown
Common names: Schott agave
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 448. Mentioned on page 449, 457, 459.
Leaves 0.7–1.2 cm wide; blade yellowish green with conspicous bud-prints on both surfaces, margins filiferous, apical spine grayish, weak and brittle, 0.8–1.2 cm. Scape 1.6–2.5 m. Inflorescences spicate; peduncle shorter than 2 mm. Flowers 1 or 2–3 per cluster, 2.9–4.2 cm; perianth tube 8–11(–14) × 5–8 mm, limb lobes light yellow; filaments inserted 6–13 mm above perianth base; ovary 0.8–1.5 cm. 2n = 60, 120.

Phenology: Flowering late spring–late summer.
Habitat: Gravelly to rocky places, mostly in desert scrub, grasslands, juniper and oak woodlands
Elevation: 900–2000 m

Distribution

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Ariz., N.Mex., Mexico (Sonora).

Discussion

Agave schottii var. schottii hybridizes with A. deserti var. simplex, A. chrysantha, and possibly A. palmeri or A. parryi var. parryi.

References

None.

Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.

AuthorJames L. Reveal + and Wendy C. Hodgson +
AuthorityUnknown +
Common nameSchott agave +
DistributionAriz. +, N.Mex. + and Mexico (Sonora). +
Elevation900–2000 m +
HabitatGravelly to rocky places, mostly in desert scrub, grasslands, juniper and oak woodlands +
IllustratorBee F. Gunn +
PhenologyFlowering late spring–late summer. +
Publication titleTrans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis +
Publication year1875 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/8f726806613d60c220dc4493de13607dd3150896/coarse grained fna xml/V26/V26 922.xml +
Taxon familyAgavaceae +
Taxon nameAgave schottii var. schottii +
Taxon parentAgave schottii +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 26 +