Genus:
Agave L.

Agave salmiana var. ferox (K.Koch) Gentry

This variety is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (NW. Oaxaca to E. Veracruz).

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southwest

Introduced into:

Canary Is.

Agave salmiana var. ferox (K.Koch) Gentry appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
anon. [s.n.], Italy K000635109 neotype Yes
anon. [s.n.], Italy K000635106 neotype Yes
anon. [s.n.], Italy K000635107 neotype Yes
anon. [s.n.] K000564957 No
anon. [s.n.], Italy K000635108 neotype Yes
anon. [s.n.], Italy K000635105 neotype Yes

First published in Agaves Cont. N. Amer.: 611 (1982)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • 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.

Not accepted by

  • García-Mendoza, A.J. (2011). Flora del Valle de Tehuacán-Cuicatlán 88: 1-95. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. [Cited as Agave salmiana subsp. tehuacanensis.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • García-Mendoza, A.J. (2011). Flora del Valle de Tehuacán-Cuicatlán 88: 1-95. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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