Agave utahensis subsp. kaibabensis

(McKelvey) Gentry

Agaves Continental N. Amer., 259. 1982

Common names: Kaibab agave
Basionyms: Agave kaibabensis McKelvey J. Arnold Arbor. 30: 227, plate 1. 1949
Synonyms: Agave utahensis var. kaibabensis (McKelvey) Breitung
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 451.
Rosettes (2–)3–6 × 4–10 dm. Leaves (25–)27–50 × 3–5.5 cm; blade lanceolate; marginal teeth (2–)3–5 mm, 2–4 cm apart; apical spine stout, subulate, 2–4 cm. Scape 3.5–5 m. Inflorescences narrowly paniculate; longer lateral branches (1–)4–10 cm. Flowers 4–12 per cluster, (2.6–)2.9–4.3 cm; ovary 1.5–2.9 cm. 2n = 60.

Phenology: Flowering mid spring–early summer.
Habitat: Calcareous or sandstone outcrops in desert scrub, pinyon-juniper, or adjacent conifer woodlands
Elevation: 700–2500 m

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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AuthorJames L. Reveal + and Wendy C. Hodgson +
Authority(McKelvey) Gentry +
BasionymsAgave kaibabensis +
Common nameKaibab agave +
DistributionAriz. +
Elevation700–2500 m +
HabitatCalcareous or sandstone outcrops in desert scrub, pinyon-juniper, or adjacent conifer woodlands +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorBee F. Gunn +
PhenologyFlowering mid spring–early summer. +
Publication titleAgaves Continental N. Amer., +
Publication year1982 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V26/V26 930.xml +
SynonymsAgave utahensis var. kaibabensis +
Taxon familyAgavaceae +
Taxon nameAgave utahensis subsp. kaibabensis +
Taxon parentAgave utahensis +
Taxon ranksubspecies +
VolumeVolume 26 +