Agave parryi var. huachucensis

(Baker) Little
Amer. J. Bot. 30: 235. 1943.
Common names: Huachuca agave
Basionym: Agave huachucensis Baker Handb. Amaryll., 172. 1888
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 457.
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Rosettes 4.5–7.5 × 7.5–8.5 dm. Leaves 32–65 × 10–20 cm; blade ovate. Flowers 6.2–8.1 cm; perianth tube 8–9 mm, limb lobes 20–27 mm; filaments 4.6–5.8 cm; ovary 3.4–4.7 cm.


Phenology: Flowering mid spring–early summer.
Habitat: Gravelly places in oak and pine woodlands
Elevation: 1500–2200 m

Discussion

Agave parryi var. huachensis is widely cultivated.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

James L. Reveal +  and Wendy C. Hodgson +
(Baker) Little +
Agave huachucensis +
Huachuca agave +
Ariz. +  and nw Mexico. +
1500–2200 m +
Gravelly places in oak and pine woodlands +
Flowering mid spring–early summer. +
Amer. J. Bot. +
Illustrated +
Agave parryi var. huachucensis +
Agave parryi subsp. parryi +
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