Genus:
Agave L.

Agave lechuguilla Torr.

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. New Mexico to Central Mexico.

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, New Mexico, Texas

Introduced into:

Canary Is., Spain

Agave lechuguilla Torr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 28, 2006 Mulford, A.I. [295], USA K000455007 No
Jul 28, 2006 Wright, C. [682] K000455009 No
Jul 28, 2006 Mex, N. [1907], Mexico K000455008 Unknown type material Yes
Jul 28, 2006 Wynd, F.L. [380], Mexico K000455010 No
Jul 27, 2006 English, C. [21303], USA K000455006 No
Jul 27, 2006 Palmer, E. [1311], Mexico K000455011 No
Jul 27, 2006 Mabry, T.J. [s.n.], USA K000455005 No
Jul 27, 2006 Bourgeau, M. [411], Mexico K000455012 No
Jul 27, 2006 Newman, M. [423], Mexico K000455013 No
Jul 26, 2006 s.coll. [43523], USA K000455002 No
Jul 26, 2006 Vasey, G.R. [s.n.], USA K000455003 No
Jul 26, 2006 Mabry, T.J. [s.n.], USA K000455004 No
Jul 26, 2006 Shaw, H. [s.n.], USA K000455001 No
s.coll. [s.n.], Chihuahua K001097390 Unknown type material Yes

First published in W.H.Emory, Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound. 2(1): 213 (1859)

Accepted by

  • Albano, P.-O. (2003). La Conaissance des Plantes Exotiques: 1-324. Édisud, Aix-en-Provence.
  • Aymerich, P. (2019). Notes sobre flora allòctona a Catalunya. II. Butlletí de la Institució Catalana d'Història Natural 83: 3-21.
  • 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.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002). Flora of North America North of Mexico 26: 1-723. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Powell, A.M. & Worthington, R.D. (2018). Flowering plants of Trans-Pecos Texas and ajacent areas: 1-1444. BRIT Press.
  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Aymerich, P. (2019). Notes sobre flora allòctona a Catalunya. II. Butlletí de la Institució Catalana d'Història Natural 83: 3-21.
  • 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.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002). Flora of North America North of Mexico 26: 1-723. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • 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.

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