Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung22: 217. 1866
Phenology: Flowering late spring–early summer.
Habitat: Sandy places along roadsides and in hammocks
Elevation: 0 m
Agave desmettiana is an attractive and frequently cultivated plant, probably native to Sinaloa, Mexico. The species may be an ancient cultivar, possibly derived from A. sisalana or A. kewensis Jacobi. The plant reproduces only by vegetative means; capsules and seeds have never been seen. H. S. Gentry (1982) indicated that the plant produces a fine but weak fiber. In Mexico it is grown only as an ornamental.
|Author||James L. Reveal + and Wendy C. Hodgson +|
|Common name||Regel agave +|
|Elevation||0 m +|
|Habitat||Sandy places along roadsides and in hammocks +|
|Illustrator||Bee F. Gunn +|
|Phenology||Flowering late spring–early summer. +|
|Synonym||Agave regeliana +|
|Taxon name||Agave desmettiana +|
|Taxon parent||Agave +|
|Taxon rank||species +|
|Volume||Volume 26 +|