Agave parryi var. huachucensis

(Baker) Little

Amer. J. Bot.30: 235. 1943

Common names: Huachuca agave
Basionyms: Agave huachucensis
Found in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 457.
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

Distribution

Ariz., nw Mexico.

Discussion

Agave parryi var. huachensis is widely cultivated.

References

None.

AuthorJames L. Reveal + and Wendy C. Hodgson +
BasionymAgave huachucensis +
Common nameHuachuca agave +
Elevation1500–2200 m +
HabitatGravelly places in oak and pine woodlands +
IllustratorBee F. Gunn +
PhenologyFlowering mid spring–early summer. +
ReferenceNone +
Taxon nameAgave parryi var. huachucensis +
Taxon parentAgave parryi +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 26 +