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Agave karwinskii

Agave karwinskii, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Agavoideae
Genus: Agave
Species: Agave karwinskii

Agave karwinskii Zucc., 1833

Agave laxa Salm-Dyck, Hort. Dyck.: 8 (1834).
Agave corderoyi Verschaff. ex Baker, Gard. Chron., n.s., 7: 398 (1877).
Agave bakeri H.Ross, Icon. Pl. Hort. Bot. Panorm.: t. 2 (1896).

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Northern America
Regional: Mexico
Mexico Central; Mexico Southwest

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Zuccarini, J.G., 1833. Nova Acta Physico-Medica Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae Curiosorum Exhibentia Ephemerides sive Observationes Historias et Experimenta ... 16(2):677.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Agave karwinskii in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jan. 04. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Agave karwinskii. Published online. Accessed: Jan. 04 2019.
The Plant List 2013. Agave karwinskii in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jan. 04. 2019. Agave karwinskii. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jan. 04.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Agave karwinskii in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.

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