Agave vera-cruz Mill.

First published in Gard. Dict., ed. 8.: n.° 7 (1768)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico (Veracruz, Oaxaca). It is a succulent perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southwest

Introduced into:

Ascension, East Himalaya, India, Pakistan, Peru, Réunion, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Thailand

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Akhter, R. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (1984). Flora of Pakistan 156: 1-10. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (2000). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 14: 1-307. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
  • Smitinand, T. & Larsen, K. (eds.) (1978). Flora of Thailand 1: 1-694. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Eggli, U. (ed.) (2001). Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants: Monocotyledons: 1-354. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York. [Cited as Agave lurida.]
  • Espejo Serena, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1993). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 1(1): 1-76. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F. [Cited as Agave lurida.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Agave lurida.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akhter, R. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (1984). Flora of Pakistan 156: 1-10. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1978). Flore des Mascareignes 177-188 IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Brown, L.C. (1982). The Flora and Fauna of St Helena: 1-88. Land Resources Development Centre, Surbiton, England.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (2000). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 14: 1-307. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Espejo Serena, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1993). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 1(1): 1-76. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F.
  • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
  • Noltie, H.J. (1994). Flora of Bhutan 3(1): 1-456. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Smitinand, T. & Larsen, K. (eds.) (1978). Flora of Thailand 1: 1-694. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • iNaturalist.org (2019-countinuously updated). iNaturalist Research-grade Observations. Occurrence dataset http://www.inaturalist.org.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
{Coode, M.J.E.; et al.} [4568] Reunion K002171105 Yes
{Coode, M.J.E.; et al.} [4568] Reunion K002171106 Yes
{Coode, M.J.E.; et al.} [4568] Reunion K002171104 Yes
Haines, H.H. [5097] India K002171048 Yes
Haines, H.H. [5097] India K002171047 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United Kingdom Agave lurida K002171442 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United Kingdom Agave lurida K002171446 Yes
{Sander} [340-05] United Kingdom Agave lurida K002171443 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Agave lurida K002171445 Yes
Sander [340-05] Agave lurida K002171444 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United Kingdom Agave lurida K002171441 Yes
Brown, N.E. [s.n.] Vietnam Agave mexicana K002171573 Yes
Cadet, T. [4732] Reunion Agave vernae K002171108 Yes
Guého, J. [s.n.] Mauritius Agave vernae K002171107 Yes

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