Agave vivipara L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 323 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao. It is a succulent perennial and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Aruba, Netherlands Antilles

Introduced into:

Assam, Bangladesh, Canary Is., India, Nepal, Pakistan

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • (2019). https://doi.org/10.1002/tax.12154. epublication.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2005). Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 52: 1-415.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • García-Mendoza, A. & Chiang, F. (2003). The confusion of Agave vivipara L. and A. angustifolia Haw., two distinct taxa. Brittonia 55: 82-87.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Pasha, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Verloove, F. & al. (2019). A synopsis of feral Agave and Fucraea (Agavaceae, Asparagaceae s. lat.) in the Canary islands (Spain). Plant Ecology and Evolution 152: 470-498.
  • van Proosdij, A.S.J. (2001). Arnoldo's Zakflora ed. 3: 1-287. Walburg Pers, Zutphen.

Flora of the Cayman Islands

  • L., Sp. Pl. 1: 323 (1753).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2021). https://doi.org/10.20324/nelumbo/v63/2021/165154. epublication.
  • Akhter, R. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (1984). Flora of Pakistan 156: 1-10. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • García-Mendoza, A. & Chiang, F. (2003). The confusion of Agave vivipara L. and A. angustifolia Haw., two distinct taxa. Brittonia 55: 82-87.
  • Hara, H., Stearn, W.T. & Williams, H.J. (1978). An Enumeration of the Flowering Plants of Nepal 1: 1-154. Trustees of British Museum, London.
  • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
  • Pasha, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Verloove, F. & al. (2019). A synopsis of feral Agave and Fucraea (Agavaceae, Asparagaceae s. lat.) in the Canary islands (Spain). Plant Ecology and Evolution 152: 470-498.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
[A. Cantala]; Roell [[5]] India K002171045 Yes
Woodrow; [H Shaw] [s.n.] India K002171042 Yes
Hohenacker, R.F. [s.n.] India K002171046 Yes
Ritchie [726] India K002171044 Yes
Cantala, A.; Roell [s.n.] India K002171041 Yes
Falconer [1215] India K002171043 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Agave cantala K002171527 Yes
Loher, A. [1620] Philippines Agave cantala K002171060 Yes
[?] [s.n.] Philippines Agave cantala K002171061 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Agave cantala K002171525 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Trinidad and Tobago Agave cantala K001731162 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United Kingdom Agave cantala K001731174 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Madagascar Agave cantala K002171097 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Trinidad and Tobago Agave cantala K002171205 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Agave cantala K002171524 Yes
s.coll. [1031] Philippines Agave cantala K002171062 Yes
s.coll. [[1640]] Madagascar Agave cantala K002171098 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Agave cantala K002171526 Yes
Doughty, L.R. [s.n.] Tanzania Agave cantala K002171529 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] France Agave cantala K001731173 Yes
Sherring, R.V. [s.n.] Agave cantala K002171528 Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Flora of the Cayman Islands

    • Flora of the Cayman Islands
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0