Agave toumeyana var. bella

Breitung

Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles)32: 81, fig. 41. 1960

Common names: Fairy-ring agave
Synonyms: Agave toumeyana bella
Found in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 447. Mentioned on page 448, 450.
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Rosettes each with 100–200 leaves at maturity, light green, flat-topped. Leaves (3–)9–20(–27) × 0.5–1.2 cm; margins denticulate below mid leaf. Flowers 1.6–2.1 cm; limb lobes 6.5–7 mm; filaments 1.1–1.3 cm; ovary 0.8–1.2 cm. 2n = 60.

Phenology: Flowering late spring.
Habitat: Open gravelly to rocky limestone or basalt slopes, mostly with desert scrub, chaparral, and pinyon?juniper woodlands
Elevation: 800–1700 m

Distribution

Ariz.

Discussion

References

None.

AuthorJames L. Reveal + and Wendy C. Hodgson +
Common nameFairy-ring agave +
Elevation800–1700 m +
HabitatOpen gravelly to rocky limestone or basalt slopes, mostly with desert scrub, chaparral, and pinyon?juniper woodlands +
IllustratorBee F. Gunn +
PhenologyFlowering late spring. +
ReferenceNone +
SynonymAgave toumeyana bella +
Taxon nameAgave toumeyana var. bella +
Taxon parentAgave toumeyana +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 26 +