Agave salmiana Otto ex Salm-Dyck

First published in Bonplandia (Hannover) 7: 88 (1859)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico. It is a succulent perennial and grows primarly in the subtropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest

Introduced into:

Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Portugal

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Albano, P.-O. (2003). La Conaissance des Plantes Exotiques: 1-324. Édisud, Aix-en-Provence.
  • 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.
  • García-Mendoza, A.J. (2011). Flora del Valle de Tehuacán-Cuicatlán 88: 1-95. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hernández-Vera, G., Cházaro Basañez, M. & Flores-Berrios, E. (2007). Inventory and distribution of Agave (Agavaceae) species in Jalisco, Mexico. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 1: 499-509.
  • 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.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Jafri, S.M.H. & El-Gadi, A. (eds.) (1986). Flora of Libya 121: 1-19. Al-Faateh University, Tripoli. [Cited as Agave atrovirens.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
anon. [s.n.] K000564955 No
anon. [s.n.] K000564843 No
anon. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000564950 No
anon. [s.n.] K000564954 No
anon., United Kingdom K000564951 No
anon. [s.n.] K000564946 No
anon. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000564953 No
anon. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000564952 No
anon. [s.n.] K000564947 No
anon. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000564949 No
anon. [s.n.] K000564956 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0