Agave utahensis var. eborispina

(Hester) Breitung

Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles)32: 22. 1960

Common names: Ivory-spined agave
Basionyms: Agave eborispina
Found in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 451.
Rosettes 1.5–3 dm. Leaves 15–30 × 1.5–3 cm; marginal teeth 6–12(–15) mm; apical spine ivory white, stout, 10–20 cm. Scape 2–4 m.

Phenology: Flowering late winter–spring.
Habitat: Calcareous outcrops with desert scrub
Elevation: 1100–1900 m

Distribution

Calif., Nev.

Discussion

References

None.

AuthorJames L. Reveal + and Wendy C. Hodgson +
BasionymAgave eborispina +
Common nameIvory-spined agave +
Elevation1100–1900 m +
HabitatCalcareous outcrops with desert scrub +
IllustratorBee F. Gunn +
PhenologyFlowering late winter–spring. +
ReferenceNone +
Taxon nameAgave utahensis var. eborispina +
Taxon parentAgave utahensis +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 26 +