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Ver. 19.4
June 30th, 2024

145.0000 Family Asparagaceae Juss.; Gen. Pl.: 40 (1789), nom. cons., s. l.
ca. 140 genera, ca. 3400 spp. The family is nowadays expanded very much to include all of former Asparagales (from Tecophilaeaceae to Ruscaceae)
Species listed in database: 3534; hybrids: 33
= Agavaceae Dumort.; Anal. Fam. Pl.: 57, 58 (1829), nom. cons.
= Anemarrhenaceae Conran, M.W.Chase & Rudall; Kew Bull. 52: 995 (1997)
= Anthericaceae J.Agardh; Theoria Syst. Pl.: 27 (1858)
= Aphyllanthaceae Burnett; Outlines Bot.: 421, 1153 (1835), Family
= Aspidistraceae Hassk.; Cat. Hort. Bot. Bogor.: 32 (1844)
= Behniaceae Conran, M.W.Chase & Rudall; Kew Bull. 52: 996 (1997)
= Chlorogalaceae Doweld & Reveal; Reveal, Bot. Rev (Lancaster) 71: 53 (2005)
= Convallariaceae Horan.; Prim. Lin. Syst. Nat.: 53 (1834)
= Dracaenaceae Salisb.; Gen. Pl.: 73 (1866), nom. cons.
= Eriospermaceae Orb.; Dict. Univ. Hist. Nat. 5: 402 (1845)
= Eucomidaceae Salisb.; Gen. Pl.: 16 (1866)
= Eustrephaceae Chupov; Bot. Zhurn (Moscow & Leningrad) 79(3): 7 (1994)
= Herreriaceae Kunth; Enum. Pl. 5: 290 (1850)
= Hesperocallidaceae Traub; Pl. Life 28: 131 (1972)
= Hostaceae B.Mathew; Kew Bull. 43: 302 (1988)
= Hyacinthaceae Batsch ex Borkh.; Bot. Wörterb. 1: 315 (1797), Family
= Lachenaliaceae Salisb.; Gen. Pl.: 20 (1866)
= Laxmanniaceae Bubani; Fl. Pyren. 4: 111 (1902), Family
= Lomandraceae Lotsy; Vortr. Bot. Stammesgesch. 3: 761 (1911)
= Nolinaceae Nakai; Chosakuronbun Mokuroku [Ord. Fam. Trib. Nov.]: 226 (1943)
= Ophiopogonaceae Meisn.; Pl. Vasc. Gen., Tab. Diagn. 397, Comm. 308 (1842)
= Ornithogalaceae Salisb.; Gen. Pl.: 33 (1866)
= Peliosanthaceae Salisb.; Gen. Pl.: 63 (1866)
= Polygonataceae Salisb.; Gen. Pl.: 63 (1866)
= Ruscaceae M.Roem.; Handb. Allg. Bot. 3: 446 (1840), nom. cons.
= Sansevieriaceae Nakai; J. Jap. Bot. 12: 779 (1936)
= Scillaceae Vest; Anleit. Stud. Bot.: 267, 284 (1818)
= Themidaceae Salisb.; Gen. Pl.: 84 (1866), Family
= Tupistraceae Schnizl.; Iconogr. Fam. Regn. Veg. 1: 72 (1846)
= Yuccaceae J.Agardh; Theoria Syst. Pl.: 8 (1858)
145.5712 Genus Agave L.; Sp. Pl. 1: 323 (1753) s. str.
Distribution: America from S-USA to tropical South America. Some more genera like Manfreda and Polianthes have often been included here but are separated again based on molecular studies.
Species listed in database: 229; hybrids: 6
= Allibertia Marion ex Baker; Gard. Chron., n.s., 19: 176 (1883)
= Bonapartea Haw.; Syn. Pl. Succ.: 68 (1812), nom. illeg.
= Ghiesbreghtia Roezl; Gartenflora 10: 122 (1861), nom. nud.
= Littaea Tagl.; Bibliot. Ital. (Milan) 1: 106 (1816)
= Pothos Adans.; Fam. Pl. 2: 57 (1763)
species :
Agave abisaii A.Vázquez & Nieves; Syst. Bot. 38(2): 321 (2013)
Distribution: Mexico (Jalisco)
79 MEX
species :
Agave acicularis Trel.; Mem. Nat Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 34 (1913)
Distribution: Cuba
81 CUB
Conservation Status: threatened (Red List of the Vascular Flora of Cuba)
species :
Agave acklinicola Trel.; Mem. Nat Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 41 (1913)
Distribution: Bahamas (Acklin Isl., Mayaguana Isl.)
81 BAH
species :
Agave acuispina Trel.; J. Washington Acad. Sci. 15: 393 (1925)
Distribution: only known from cultivation; Mexico [I]; El Salvador [I]; Honduras [I]
79 mex 80 els hon
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave cantala var. acuispina (Trel.) Gentry; Agaves Cont. N. Amer.: 569 (1982)
species :
Agave aktites Gentry; U. S. Dep. Agric., Agric. Handb. 399 (Agave Fam. Sonora): 148 (1972)
Distribution: Mexico (Sinaloa, Sonora)
79 MEX
species :
Agave albescens Trel.; Mem Nat Acad. Sci. Washington 11: 44 (1913)
Distribution: SE-Cuba
81 CUB
species :
Agave albomarginata Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 129 (1982)
Distribution: Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila, Hidalgo, Nuevo León, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas)
79 MEX
species :
Agave americana L.; Sp. Pl. 323 (1753)
subspecies :
subsp. americana
Name: Amerikanische Agave (DE); American Century Plant (EN); Pitera comun (ES)
Distribution: Portugal [I]; Spain [I]; Gibraltar [I]; Baleares [I]; France [I]; Monaco [c]; Channel Isl. [I]; Corsica [I]; Sardinia [I]; Italy [I]; Sicily [I]; Pantelleria [I]; Croatia [I]; Albania [I]; European Turkey [I]; Greece [I] (incl. Kiklades [I]); Crete [I]; Morocco [I]; Algeria [I]; Libya [I]; Libya [I]; Azores [I] (Santa Maria Isl. [I], Graciosa [I]); Madeira [I] (Madeira Isl. [I]); Canary Isl. [I] (Lanzarote [I], Fuerteventura [I], Gran Canaria [I], Tenerife [I], La Gomera [I], Hierro [I], La Palma Isl. [I]); Guinea [I]; Cameroon [I]; D.R.Congo [Zaire] [I] (Tshopo etc.); Rwanda [I]; Chad [I]; Ethiopia [I]; Eritrea [I]; Botswana [I]; South Africa [I] (Cape Prov. [I], Free State [I]); Lesotho [I]; Eswatini [Swaziland] [I]; Ascension Isl. [I]; St. Helena [I]; St. Helena [I]; East Aegaean Isl. [I] (widespread, incl. Rhodos [I]); Turkey [I] (NW-Anatolia: Bithynia [I], SSW-Anatolia [I], SW-Anatolia [I], W-Anatolia [I]); China [I]; South Korea [I]; Ryukyu Isl. [I]; Bonin Isl. [I] (Chichijima [I], Anijima [I], Hahajima [I]); Pakistan [I]; India [I] (Maharashtra [I]); India [I] (throughout); Bangladesh [I]; Myanmar [I]; Thailand [I]; Cambodia [I]; Java [I]; Australia [I] (Queensland [I], New South Wales [I]); Lord Howe Isl. [I]; New Zealand [I]; Fiji [I]; Northern Marianas [I] (Pagan [I]); Guam [I]; USA (Florida [I], Louisiana [I], SE-Texas); Bermuda [I]; Mexico (Baja California Norte, Baja California Sur, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Colima, Durango, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico State, Morelos, Nayarit, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, Veracruz, Zacatecas); Guatemala [I]; Honduras [I]; Costa Rica [I]; Cuba [I]; Cayman Isl. [I]; Hispaniola [I]; Puerto Rico [I]; Virgin Isl. [I] (St. John [I], St. Thomas [I], Virgin Gorda [I]); Antigua [I]; Guadeloupe [I]; Martinique [I]; Trinidad [I]; Colombia [I]; Ecuador [I]; Bolivia [I]; Argentina [I]
12 bal cis cor fra gib mco por sar spa 13 alb cro grc ita kri ptl sic tue 20 alg lby mor 21 azo cny mdr 22 gui 23 cmn rwa zai 24 cha eri eth 27 bot les saf swz 28 asc sth 34 eai tur 36 chi 38 kor nns oga 40 ban ind pak 41 cbd mya tha 42 jaw 50 aus lhi 51 nzl 60 fij 62 gum mrn 77 USA 78 USA 79 MEX 80 cos gua hon 81 aba ber cay cub gdl his mar pue trt vir 82 clm 83 bol ecu 85 arg
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave altissima Zumagl.; Fl. Pedem. 2: 50 (1864)
= Agave americana f. picta (Salm-Dyck) Voss; Vilm. Blumengärtn. ed. 3. 1: 1037 (1895)
= Agave americana f. virginica Voss; Vilm. Blumengärtn. ed. 3. 1: 1037 (1895)
= Agave americana var. elegantissima W.Bull ex J.Dix; Proc. Roy. Hort. Soc. London 1: 715 (1861)
= Agave americana var. franzosini Sprenger; Deutsche Gärtn.-Zeitung 9: 130 (1885)
= Agave americana var. marginata Trel.; L. H. Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1: 235 (1914)
= Agave americana var. mediopicta (Hovey) Trel.; Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1: 235 (1914)
= Agave americana var. picta (Salm-Dyck) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave (1885)
= Agave americana var. striata (Hovey) Trel.; Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1: 235 (1914)
= Agave americana var. theometel (Zuccagni) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 41 (1885)
= Agave americana var. variegata Hook.; Bot. Mag. 65: t. 3654 (1838)
= Agave beaulueriana Jacobi; Abh. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Cult., Abth. Naturwiss. 1869: 150 (1869), nom. rej.
= Agave communis Gaterau; Descr. Pl. Montaub. 70 (1789)
= Agave complicata Trel. ex Ochot.; Mem. Rev. Soc. Ci. Alzate Mexico 33: 100 (1913)
= Agave cordillerensis Lodé & Pino; Int. Cact. Advent. 77: 13 (2008)
= Agave europaea Vis. ex Degen; Fl. Veleb. 1: 640 (1936)
= Agave felina Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 128 (1920)
= Agave franzosini (Sprenger) P.Sewell; Gard. Chron., ser. 3, 6: 639 (1889), nom. cons.
= Agave fuerstenbergii Jacobi; Nachtr. Ord. Agav. 2: 72 (1871)
= Agave gracilispina (Rol.-Goss.) Engelm. ex Trel.; Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1: 234 (1914)
= Agave ingens A.Berger; Hortus Mortolensis: 12 (1912)
= Agave killischea Rafarin; Rev. Hort. (Paris) 46: 73 (1874)
= Agave melliflua Trel.; L. H. Bailey, Standard Cycl. Hort. 1: 234 (1914)
= Agave milleri Haw.; Syn. Pl. Succ.: 71 (1812)
= Agave monstruosa Rafarin; Rev. Hort. (Paris) 46: 73 (1874)
= Agave picta Salm-Dyck; Bonplandia (Hannover) 7: 88 (1859)
= Agave ramosa Moench; Methodus: 642 (1794), nom. illeg.
= Agave rasconensis Trel.; Contrib. US. Nert. Herb. 23: 122 (1920)
= Agave salmiana var. gracilispina Rol.-Goss.; Rev. Hort. (Paris) 68: 11 (1896)
= Agave spectabilis Salisb.; Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton 247 (1796), nom. superfl.
= Agave subzonata Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 129 (1920)
= Agave theometel Zuccagni; Obs. Bot., Cent. 1 p. 26 No. 63 (1806), et Roem. Collect. 138 (1809)
= Agave variegata Steud.; Nomencl. Bot. 1: 18 (1821), nom. inval.
= Agave virginica Mill.; Gard. Dict. ed. VIII. n. 2 (1768), nom. illeg.
= Agave zonata Trel.; L. H. Bailey, Standard Cycl. Hort. 1: 234 (1914)
= Aloe americana (L.) Crantz; Inst. Rei Herb. 1: 466 (1766)
variant :
var. expansa (Jacobi) Gentry; U. S. Dep. Agric., Agric. Handb. 399 (Agave Fam. Sonora): 80 (1972)
Distribution: only cultivated known; Australia [I] ; USA [I] (California [I], Arizona [I]); Mexico [I]
50 aus 76 usa 79 mex
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave abrupta Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 132 (1920)
= Agave expansa Jacobi; Nachtr. 2: 26 (1868)
variant :
var. oaxacensis Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 285 (1982)
Distribution: only cultivated known; Mexico [I] (Oaxaca [I])
79 mex
subspecies :
subsp. protamericana Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 287 (1982)
Distribution: USA (Texas); Mexico (Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosi)
77 USA 79 MEX
species :
Agave andreae Sahagún & A.Vázquez; Syst. Bot. 38(2): 323 (2013)
Distribution: Mexico (Michoacán)
79 MEX
species :
Agave angustiarum Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 139 (1920)
Distribution: Mexico (Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Veracruz)
79 MEX
species :
Agave angustifolia Haw.; Syn. Pl. Succ.: 72 (1812)
Name: Zapupe vincent (Cuba)
Distribution: South Africa [I]; St. Helena [I]; La Réunion [I]; Bhutan [I]; India [I] (Kerala [I], Maharashtra [I], Tamil Nadu [I]); Bangladesh [I]; Myanmar [I]; Java [I]; Australia [I] (Queensland [I]); Fed. States of Micronesia [I] (Pohnpei [I]); Mexico (Aguascalientes, Campeche, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Colima, Durango, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Quintana Roo, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, Veracruz, Yucatan, Zacatecas); Guatemala; Belize; El Salvador; Honduras; Nicaragua; Costa Rica; Panama; Cuba [I]; Puerto Rico [I]; Virgin Isl. [I] (Guana [I]); St. Martin/St. Maarten [I]; Barbados [I]; Isla Margarita [I]; Venezuela [I]; Bolivia [I]
27 saf 28 sth 29 reu 40 ban bhu ind 41 mya 42 jaw 50 aus 62 mic 79 MEX 80 BLZ COS ELS GUA HON NIC PAN 81 bbd cub pue stm ven vir 82 ven 83 bol
Remarks: frequently included under A. vivipara which is now considered as a native of the ABC-Islands
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave aboriginum Trel.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 18: 34 (1909)
= Agave angustifolia var. marginata Gentry; Agaves Cont. N. Amer.: 564 (1982), nom. inval.
= Agave angustifolia var. marginata Trel.; K. Linsbauer (ed.), Wiesner Festschrift: 343 (1908)
= Agave angustifolia var. nivea (Trel.) Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 566 (1982)
= Agave angustifolia var. variegata Trel.; Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 19: 287 (1908), nom. inval.
= Agave bergeri Trel. ex A.Berger; Hortus Mortolensis: 11 (1912), nom. nud.
= Agave breedlovei Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 567 (1982)
= Agave bromeliifolia Salm-Dyck; Hort. Dyck.: 303 (1834)
= Agave costaricana Gentry; Allan Hancock Pacific Exped., Univ. S. Calif. 13: 195 (1949)
= Agave cuspidata Baker; Gard. Chron., n.s., 7: 137 (1877)
= Agave donnell-smithii Trel.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 23: 144 (1915)
= Agave elongata Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 21: 168 (1865)
= Agave endlichiana Trel.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 18: 34 (1909)
= Agave excelsa Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 215 (1866)
= Agave flaccida Haw.; Syn. Succ. 73 (1812)
= Agave flavovirens Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 270 (1866)
= Agave houlletii Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 268 (1866)
= Agave ixtli Karw. ex Salm-Dyck; Hort. Dyck.: 304 (1834)
= Agave ixtlioides Hook.f.; Bot. Mag. 97: t. 5893 (1871)
= Agave jacquiniana Schult. & Schult.f.; Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg. ed. 15[bis]. 7: 727 (1829)
= Agave kirchneriana A.Berger; Agaven: 252 (1915)
= Agave lespinassei Trel.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 18: 33 (1909)
= Agave lurida Jacq.; Collectanea 4: 94 (1791), nom. illeg.
= Agave lurida var. jacquiniana (Schult. & Schult.f.) Ker Gawl. ex Hemsl.; Biol. Cent.-Amer., Bot. 3: 345 (1884)
= Agave nivea Trel.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 23: 143 (1915)
= Agave owenii I.M.Johnst.; Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. Ser. IV. 12: 999 (1924)
= Agave pacifica Trel.; Contrib. U. S. Nat. Herb. 23: 118 (1920)
= Agave prainiana A.Berger; Agaven: 246 (1915)
= Agave prolifera Schott ex Standl.; Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist. Chicago, Bot. Ser. 3: 232 (1930), in syn.
= Agave punctata Kunth; Enum. Pl. 2: 837 (1837)
= Agave rigida Mill.; Gard. Dict. ed. 8: 8 (1768)
= Agave rigida var. longifolia Engelm.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 3: 316 (1875)
= Agave serrulata Karw. ex Otto; Allg. Gartenzeitung 10: 51 (1842)
= Agave sicifolia Trel.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 23: 141 (1915)
= Agave theoxmuliana Karw. ex M.Roem.; Fam. Nat. Syn. Monogr. 4: 292 (1847)
= Agave vivipara var. bromeliifolia (Salm-Dyck) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 46 (1885)
= Agave vivipara var. marginata P.I.Forst.; Brittonia 44: 74 (1982), nom. inval.
= Agave vivipara var. nivea (Trel.) P.I.Forst.; Brittonia 44(1): 74 (1992)
= Agave wightii J.R.Drumm. & Prain; Bengal Agric. Bull. 8: 15 (1906)
= Agave yaquiana Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 120 (1920)
= Agave yxtli Karw. ex G.Don; Sw., Hort. Brit., ed. 3: 705 (1839)
= Agave zapupe Trel.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 18: 32 (1909)
= Furcraea rigida (Mill.) Haw.; Syn. Pl. Succ.: 74 (1812)
variant :
var. deweyana (Trel.) Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 564 (1982)
Distribution: Mexico [I] (Tamaulipas [I], Veracruz [I])
79 mex
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave deweyana Trel.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 18: 35 (1909)
= Agave vivipara var. deweyana (Trel.) P.I.Forst.; Brittonia 44(1): 74 (1992)
variant :
var. letonae (Taylor ex Trel.) Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 564 (1982)
Distribution: Guatemala [I]; El Salvador [I]; Honduras [I]
80 els gua hon
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave vivipara var. letonae (Taylor ex Trel.) P.I.Forst.; Brittonia 44(1): 74 (1992)
= Agave letonae F.W.Taylor ex Trel.; Standl. & Calderon, Lista Prelim. Pl. Salvad. 51 (1925), nomen
= Agave letonae var. marginata Trel.; J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 15: 395 (1925)
variant :
var. rubescens (Salm-Dyck) Gentry; Agaves Cont. N. Amer.: 566 (1982)
Distribution: E-Mexico (Veracruz, etc.); Mexico; N-Mexico; S-Mexico; C-Mexico
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave densispina J.F.Cels; Cat. 1865: ? (1865)
= Agave flaccida Salm-Dyck; Hort. Dyck.: 306 (1834), nom. illeg.
= Agave rubescens Salm-Dyck; Hort. Dyck.: 306 (1834)
= Agave vivipara var. rubescens (Salm-Dyck) P.I.Forst.; Brittonia 44: 74 (1992)
variant :
var. sargentii Trel.; Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 99 (1911 publ. 1912)
Distribution: Mexico [I] (Mexico State [I], Puebla [I])
79 mex
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave vivipara var. sargentii (Trel.) P.I.Forst.; Brittonia 44: 75 (1992)
species :
Agave anomala Trel.; Mem Nat Acad. Sc Washington 11: 36 (1913)
Distribution: Bahamas; E-Cuba
81 BAH CUB
species :
Agave antillarum Descourt.; Antill. 4: 239. t. 284 (1827)
Name: Maguey, Karatas (Dominican Republic)
Distribution: Cuba; Hispaniola (Haiti, Dominican Republic)
81 CUB HIS
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave vivipara Lam.; (1783) [non L.]
= Agave americana Urb.; (1903) [non L.]
variant :
var. grammontensis Trel.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 23: 362 (1927)
Distribution: Hispaniola (Haiti)
81 HIS
species :
Agave applanata K.Koch; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 5(25): 198 (1862)
Distribution: Mexico (Chihuahua, Durango, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico State, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Tlaxcala, Veracruz, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave applanata Lem. ex Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 20: 550 (1864), nom. illeg.
= Agave applanata var. spectabilis A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 48 (1885)
= Agave cinerascens Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 20: 553 (1864)
species :
Agave arcedianoensis Cházaro, O.M.Valencia & A.Vázquez; Agaves Occid. Mexico 45 (2007)
Distribution: Mexico (Jalisco)
79 MEX
species :
Agave arubensis Hummelinck; Rec. Trav. Bot. Neerl. 33: 236, 248 (1936); et in Meded. Bot. Mus. Herb. Rigks Univ. Utrecht, No. 29, 236, 248 (1936)
Distribution: Aruba
81 ARU
species :
Agave asperrima Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 20: 561 (1864)
subspecies :
subsp. asperrima
Name: Rough century plant
Distribution: USA (Texas); Mexico (Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo León, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas)
77 USA 79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave caeciliana Berger; Agaven: 147 (1915)
= Agave scabra Salm-Dyck; Bonplandia (Hannover) 7: 89 (1859), nom. illeg.
= Agave wislizenii Engelm.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 3: 320 (1875)
subspecies :
subsp. maderensis (Gentry) B.Ullrich; Sida 15(2): 254 (1992)
Distribution: Mexico (Coahuila)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave scabra subsp. maderensis Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 300 (1982)
subspecies :
subsp. potosiensis (Gentry) B.Ullrich; Sida 15(2): 254 (1992)
Distribution: Mexico (San Luis Potosi)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave scabra subsp. potosiensis Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 300 (1982)
subspecies :
subsp. zarcensis (Gentry) B.Ullrich; Sida 15(2): 254 (1992)
Distribution: Mexico (Durango)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave scabra subsp. zarcensis Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 302 (1982)
species :
Agave atrovirens Karw. ex Salm-Dyck; Hort. Dyck. 302 (1834)
Distribution: Portugal [I]; Spain [I]; Mexico (Coahuila, Ciudad de Mexico, Durango, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Mexico State, Michoacan, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Tlaxcala, Zacatecas)
12 por spa 79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave atrovirens var. cochlearis Trel.; Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1: 234 (1914)
= Agave atrovirens var. latissima (Jacobi) Rose; Bailey, Cycl. Amer. Hort.: 34 (1900)
= Agave atrovirens var. marginata Trel.; Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1: 234 (1914)
= Agave canartiana Jacobi; Abh. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Cult., Abth. Naturwiss. 1869: 147 (1869)
= Agave coccinea Roezl ex K.Koch; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 5: 198 (1862)
= Agave deflexispina Jacobi; Nachtr. Ord. Agav. 2: 72 (1871)
= Agave gracilis Jacobi; Nachtr. Ord. Agav. 2: 66 (1871)
= Agave latissima Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 20: 551 (1864)
= Agave macroculmis Tod.; Ind. sem. Anon. Panorm. (1888) 36
= Agave ottonis Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 320 (1866)
= Agave schlechtendahlii Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 20: 555 (1864)
= Littaea gracilis Verschaff.; Nursery Cat. (Ambroise Verschaffelt) 1864: ? (1864)
variant :
var. mirabilis (Trel.) Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 473 (1982)
Distribution: Mexico (Puebla, Veracruz)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave mirabilis Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 131 (1920)
species :
Agave attenuata Salm-Dyck; Salm-Dyck, Hort. (1834) 303
Name: Schwanenhals-Agave (DE); Agave atenuado (ES)
Distribution: Canary Isl. [I] (Tenerife [I], Gran Canaria [I]); Mexico (Colima, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Queretaro, Veracruz)
21 cny 79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave attenuata var. compacta Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 21: 457 (1865)
= Agave attenuata var. latifolia Salm-Dyck ex A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave 21 (1885)
= Agave attenuata var. paucibracteata Trel.; Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1: 235 (1914)
= Agave attenuata var. subundulata Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 273 (1866)
= Agave cernua A.Berger; Agaven: 122 (1915)
= Agave glaucescens Hook.; Bot. Mag. 88: t. 5333 (1862), nom. illeg.
= Ghiesbreghtia mollis Roezl; Gartenflora 10: 122 (1861), nom. inval.
species :
Agave aurea Brandegee; Proc. Calif. Acad. Ser. II. 2: 207 (1889)
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Sur)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave campaniflora Trel.; (1912)
variant :
var. capensis (Gentry) R.H.Webb & G.D.Starr; Haseltonia 20: 70 (2015)
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Sur)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave capensis Gentry; Occas. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci., 130: 72 (1978)
variant :
var. promontorii (Trel.) R.H.Webb & G.D.Starr; Haseltonia 20: 70 (2015)
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Sur)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave brandegeei Trel.; Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 57 (1911 publ. 1912)
= Agave promontorii Trel.; Rep. Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 50 (1911)
species :
Agave avellanidens Trel.; Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 60 (1911 publ. 1912)
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Norte, Baja California Sur)
79 MEX
species :
Agave azurea R.H.Webb & G.D.Starr; Haseltonia 19: 90 (2014)
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Sur)
79 MEX
species :
Agave bahamana Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 40 (1913)
Distribution: Bahamas (San Salvador Isl., Cat Isl., Exumas Isl., Andros Isl., Eleuthera Isl., Berrys Isl., Grand Bahama Isl.)
81 BAH
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave sobolifera Hitchc.; (1893), nom. illeg.
= Agave rigida Northr.; (1902), nom. illeg.
species :
Agave boldinghiana Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 21 (1913)
Distribution: Aruba; Bonaire; Curacao; Colombia [I]
81 ARU BON CUR 82 clm
species :
Agave bovicornuta Gentry; Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash., No. 527 (Rio Mayo Pl.) 92 (1942)
Distribution: Mexico (Chihuahua, Sinaloa, Sonora)
79 MEX
species :
Agave braceana Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 40 (1913)
Distribution: Bahamas (Andros Isl., Abaco Isl., Grand Bahama Isl.)
81 BAH
species :
Agave brevipetala Trel.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 23: 362 (1927)
Name: Maguey (Dominican Republic)
Distribution: Hispaniola (Haiti)
81 HIS
species :
Agave brevispina Trel.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 23: 363 (1927)
Name: Agave, Galatas, Galata, Karatas, Maguey, Maguey (Dominican Republic)
Distribution: Hispaniola (Haiti)
81 HIS
species :
Agave brittoniana Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 44 (1913)
Distribution: Cuba
81 CUB
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave brittoniana subsp. brachypus (Trel.) A.Álvarez; Fontqueria 44: 121 (1996)
= Agave brittoniana subsp. sancti-spirituensis A.Álvarez; Fontqueria 44: 125 (1996)
= Agave brittoniana var. brachypus Trel.; Mem. Natl. Acad. Sci. 11: 45 (1913)
species :
Agave bulbulifera (Castillejos & E.Solano) Thiede; Haseltonia 17: 94 (2012)
Distribution: Mexico (Guerrero)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Manfreda bulbulifera Castillejos & E.Solano; Acta Bot. Mex. 82: 68 (2008)
species :
Agave cacozela Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 41 (1913)
Distribution: Bahamas (New Providence Isl.)
81 BAH
species :
Agave cajalbanensis A.Álvarez; Rev. Jard. Bot. Nacion. Univ. Habana, 1(2-3): 34 (1980 publ. 1981)
Distribution: W-Cuba
81 CUB
Conservation Status: vulnerable (Red List of the Vascular Flora of Cuba)
species :
Agave calciphila G.D.Starr; Phytotaxa 482(2): 74 (2020)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca)
79 MEX
species :
Agave calodonta A.Berger; Hort. Montol. 364 (1912)
Distribution: Mexico (cultivation only, now extinct)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave scolymus A.Berger; Gartenwelt 2: 603 (1898), nom. illeg.
species :
Agave caribaeicola Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 27 (1913)
Name: Langue boeuf, Lapitte (Lesser Antilles)
Distribution: Dominica; Martinique; St. Lucia; Grenadines; St. Vincent; Grenada
81 DOM GRE MAR STL STV
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave caribaea Baker; Gard. Chron., n.s., 11: 683 (1879), nom. illeg.
= Agave grenadina Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 25 (1913)
= Agave martiana K.Koch; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 3: 38 (1860), tentatively listed as a synonym.
= Agave medioxima Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 24 (1913)
= Agave unguiculata Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 29 (1913)
= Agave ventum-versa Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 29 (1913)
species :
Agave caymanensis Proctor; Fl. Cayman Isl. 183 (2012)
Distribution: Cayman Isl.
81 CAY
species :
Agave cerulata Trel.; Rep. Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 55 (1911)
subspecies :
subsp. cerulata
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Norte, Baja California Sur)
79 MEX
subspecies :
subsp. dentiens (Trel.) Gentry; Occas. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci., 130: 43 (1978)
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California: San Esteban Isl.)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave dentiens Trel.; Rep. Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 51 (1911)
subspecies :
subsp. nelsonii (Trel.) Gentry; Occas. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci., 130: 44 (1978)
Distribution: Mexico (C-Baja California)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave nelsonii Trel.; Rep. Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 61 (1911)
= Agave shawii Nelson; (1911) [non Engelm.]
= Agave cerulata var. nelsonii (Trel.) R.H.Webb & G.D.Starr; Haseltonia 20: 80 (2015)
subspecies :
subsp. subcerulata Gentry; Occas. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci., 130: 44 (1978)
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Sur)
79 MEX
species :
Agave chamelensis (E.J.Lott & Verh.-Will.) Thiede & Eggli; Kakteen And. Sukk. 50(5): 110 (1999)
Distribution: Mexico (Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Oaxaca)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Manfreda chamelensis E.J.Lott & Verh.-Will.; Phytologia 70(5): 366 (1991)
species :
Agave chazaroi A.Vázquez & O.M.Valencia; Agaves Occid. Mexico 48 (2007)
Distribution: Mexico (Jalisco)
79 MEX
species :
Agave chiapensis Hort.Belg. ex Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 213 (1866)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca, Chiapas); Guatemala
79 MEX 80 GUA
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave teopiscana Matuda; An. last. Biol. Univ. Nac. Auton. Mex., Bot. 43(1): 51 (1972)
species :
Agave chrysantha Peebles; Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 48: 139 (1935)
Name: Goldenflower century plant
Distribution: USA (C-Arizona)
76 USA
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave palmeri subsp. chrysantha (Peebles) B.Ullrich; Die anderen Sukk. 18: 4 1991 (1992)
= Agave palmeri var. chrysantha (Peebles) Little ex Benson; Amer. J. Bot. 30: 235 (1943)
species :
Agave chrysoglossa I.M.Johnst.; Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. Ser. IV. 12: 998 (1924)
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Norte, Sonora)
79 MEX
species :
Agave cocui Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 19 (1913)
Distribution: Aruba; Bonaire; Curacao; Colombia (Boyacá, Magdalena, Norte de Santander, Santander); Isla Margarita; Venezuela (Anzoategui, Aragua, Venezuela Distrito Federal, Dependencias Federales, Miranda, Nueva Esparta, Sucre)
81 ARU BON CUR VEN 82 CLM VEN
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave americana Humb.; (1808) [non L.]
= Agave cocui var. cucutensis Hummelinck; Recueil Trav. Bot. Néerl. 23: 246 (1936)
variant :
var. laguayrensis Hummelinck; Recueil Trav. Bot. Néerl. 33: 244 (1936)
Distribution: Venezuela (Anzoategui, Aragua, Venezuela Distrito Federal, Dependencias Federales, Miranda, Nueva Esparta, Sucre)
82 VEN
species :
Agave collina Greenm.; Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 32: 296 (1897)
Distribution: Mexico (Guerrero, Mexico State, Morelos)
79 MEX
species :
Agave colorata Gentry; Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash., No. 527 (Rio Mayo Pl.) 93 (1942)
Distribution: Mexico (Sinaloa, Sonora)
79 MEX
species :
Agave congesta Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 476 (1982)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas)
79 MEX
species :
Agave convallis Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 138 (1920)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca, Puebla)
79 MEX
species :
Agave cualensis A.Vázquez, A.T.Nuño & L.Campos; Bol. Nakari 34(1): 15 (2023)
Distribution: Mexico (Jalisco)
79 MEX
species :
Agave cundinamarcensis A.Berger; Agaven: 222 (1915)
Distribution: Colombia (Cundinamarca, Tolima)
82 CLM
species :
Agave cupreata Trel. & A.Berger; Agaven: 197 (1915)
Distribution: Mexico (Guerrero, Michoacan, Oaxaca)
79 MEX
species :
Agave datylio Simon ex F.A.C.Weber; Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. Par., 224 (1902)
Name: Datilillo
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Sur)
79 MEX
variant :
var. vexans (Trel.) Johnston; Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 12: 1001 (1924)
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Sur)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave vexans Trel.; Rep. Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 62 (1911)
species :
Agave decipiens Baker; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1892: 184 (1892)
Name: False sisal
Distribution: South Africa [I] (Gauteng [I], E-Cape Prov. [I]); Pakistan [I]; India [I] (Uttarakhand [I], Uttar Pradesh [I]); USA (Florida); Honduras [I]
27 saf 40 ind pak 78 USA 80 hon
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave laxifolia Baker; Bot. Mag. t. 7477 (1896)
species :
Agave delamateri W.C.Hodgs. & Slauson; Haseltonia 3: 133 (1995)
Name: Tonto Basin century plant
Distribution: USA (Arizona)
76 USA
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave repanda Trel. ex Gentry; (1982)
species :
Agave demeesteriana Jacobi; Monog.: 218 (1864)
Name: Dwarf century plant
Distribution: USA [I] (Florida [I]); Mexico (Queretaro, Sinaloa, Veracruz)
78 usa 79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave ananassoides De Jonghe & Jacobi; Nachtr. Ord. Agav. 1: 32 (1868)
= Agave desmetiana Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 217 (1866)
= Agave miradorensis Jacobi; Abh. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Cult., Abth. Naturwiss. 1869: 156 (1869)
= Agave miradorensis var. regeliana (Jacobi) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 45 (1885)
= Agave regeliana Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 214 (1866)
species :
Agave deserti Engelm.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 3: 310 (1875)
Name: Desert agave
Distribution: USA (California); Mexico (Baja California Norte, Sonora)
76 USA 79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave consociata Trel.; Rep. Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 53 (1911)
species :
Agave difformis A.Berger; Agaven: 95 (1915)
Distribution: Mexico (Hidalgo, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Veracruz)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave haynaldii Tod.; Hort. Bot. Panorm. 1: 88 (1878)
species :
Agave dissimulans Trel.; Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23: 138 (1920)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca)
79 MEX
Remarks: provisionally accepted name
species :
Agave doctorensis L.Hern. & Magallán; Brittonia 67(1): 1 (2014)
Distribution: Mexico (Queretaro)
79 MEX
species :
Agave durangensis Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 433 (1982)
Distribution: Mexico (Durango, Jalisco, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
species :
Agave eggersiana Trel.; Mem Nat Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 28 (1913)
Distribution: Virgin Isl. (St. Croix, St. Thomas)
81 VIR
species :
Agave ensifera Jacobi; Nachtr. 14 (1868)
Distribution: Mexico (Hidalgo, Mexico State, San Luis Potosi)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave lophantha var. latifolia A.Berger; Agaven: 92 (1915)
= Agave univittata var. ensifera (Jacobi) P.Van der Meer & C.Puche; Bouteloua 19: 59 (2014)
= Agave univittata var. latifolia (A.Berger) Breitung; Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 31: 114 (1959)
species :
Agave evadens Trel.; Mem Nat Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 20 (1913)
Distribution: Trinidad
81 TRT
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave polyacantha Baker; (1888), nom. illeg.
= Agave polyantha R.Dodge; (1897)
species :
Agave felgeri Gentry; U. S. Dep. Agric., Agric. Handb. 399 (Agave Fam. Sonora): 60 (1972)
Distribution: Mexico (Sonora)
79 MEX
species :
Agave filifera Salm-Dyck; Hort. Dyck.: 309 (1834)
Distribution: Mexico (Aguascalientes, Ciudad de Mexico, Durango, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Veracruz, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave filamentosa Salm-Dyck; Bonplandia (Hannover) 7: 94 (1859)
= Agave filifera var. adornata Scheidw.; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 4: 287 (1861)
= Agave filifera var. filamentosa (Salm-Dyck) Baker; Gard. Chron., n. s. 7: 303 (1877)
= Agave filifera var. pannosa K.Koch; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 4: 287 (1861)
= Agave filifera var. superba J.Croucher ex R.Hogg; Florist & Pomol. 27: 135 (1874)
= Agave pseudofilifera H.Ross & Lanza; Index Seminum (PAL, Panormitani) 1892: 47 (1892)
= Bonapartea filamentosa (Salm-Dyck) Boucen.; Rev. Hort. (Paris) 40: 65 (1868)
species :
Agave flexispina Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 133 (1920)
Distribution: Mexico (Chihuahua, Durango, Nayarit, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
species :
Agave fortiflora Gentry; U. S. Dep. Agric., Agric. Handb. 399 (Agave Fam. Sonara): 122 (1972)
Distribution: Mexico (Sonora)
79 MEX
species :
Agave fourcroydes Lem.; Illustr. Hortic. 11: Misc. 65 (1864)
Name: Henequen, Jeniquen (Cuba), Pite heniquen (Haiti), Henequen (Puerto Rico); Henequen-Agave (DE)
Distribution: Spain [I]; Morocco [I]; Canary Isl. [I] (La Palma [I], La Gomera [I], Tenerife [I], Gran Canaria [I], Fuerteventura [I], Lanzarote [I]); Mexico (Baja California Norte, Baja California Sur, Campeche, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Yucatan); Guatemala [I]; Honduras [I]; Costa Rica [I]; Cuba [I]; Cayman Isl. [I]; Hispaniola [I]; Puerto Rico [I]; Virgin Isl. [I] (Virgin Gorda [I])
12 spa 20 mor 21 cny 79 MEX 80 cos gua hon 81 cay cub his pue vir
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave fourcroydes var. espiculata L.H.Dewey; J. Washington Acad. Sci. 19: 416 (1929)
= Agave rigida var. elongata (Baker) Baker; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1892: 23 (1893)
= Agave sullivanii Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 119 (1920)
species :
Agave funkiana K.Koch & C.D.Bouché; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 3: 47 (1860)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas, Hidalgo, Nuevo León, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas)
79 MEX
species :
Agave garciae-mendozae Galvan & L.Hern.; Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 74: 188 (2002)
Distribution: Mexico (Hidalgo, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Veracruz)
79 MEX
species :
Agave garciamartinezii Beutelsp. & Najarro; Lacandonia 15(1): 13 (2021)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas)
79 MEX
species :
Agave garciaruizii A.Vázquez, Hern.-Vera & Padilla-Lepe; Phytotaxa 422(3): 276 (2019)
Distribution: Mexico (Michoacán, Jalisco)
79 MEX
species :
Agave geminiflora (Tagl.) Ker Gawl.; Brand. J. Sci. 3: 3 (1817)
Distribution: Mexico (Durango, Jalisco, Nayarit, Sinaloa, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave angustissima Engelm.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 3: 306 (1875)
= Agave geminiflora var. filamentosa Hook.; Bot. Mag. 82: t. 4950 (1856)
= Agave geminiflora var. filifera A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 18 (1885)
= Bonapartea flagelliformis Henckel; Flora 3: 45 (1820)
= Dracaena boscii (Hornem.) Zeyh.; Verz. Gew. Gart. Schwezingen: 69 (1818)
= Dracaena filamentosa Scan. ex Schult. & Schult.f.; Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg. ed. 15[bis]. 7: 729 (1829), pro syn.
= Littaea geminiflora Tagl.; Bibliot. Ital. (Milan) 1: 106 (1816), nom. cons.
= Littaea juncea É.Morren; Ann. Hort. Belge Étrangère 16: 343 (1866)
= Yucca boscii Hort.Par. ex Hornem.; Hort. Hafn. 342 (1813)
species :
Agave gentryi B.Ullrich; Succulenta (Netherlands) 69: 211 (1990)
Distribution: Mexico (Coahuila, Durango, Hidalgo, Nuevo León, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas)
79 MEX
species :
Agave ghiesbreghtii Verschaff.; Nursery Cat. (Ambroise Verschaffelt) 71: 3 (1862)
Distribution: Gibraltar [I]; Mexico (Chiapas, Guerrero, Mexico State, Oaxaca, Puebla, Veracruz); Guatemala
12 gib 79 MEX 80 GUA
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave gilbeyi F.Haage & E.Schmidt; Gard. Chron. 1873: 1305 (1873)
= Agave huehueteca Standl. & Steyerm.; Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Chicago, Bot. Ser. 23: 4 (1943)
= Agave leguayana J.Verschaff.; Nursery Cat. (Jean Verschaffelt) 12: 2 (1868)
= Agave purpusorum A.Berger; Agaven: 111 (1915)
= Agave roezliana Baker; Gard. Chron. N. S. 7: I. 528, t. 79 (1877)
= Agave roezliana var. gilbeyi Trel.; L. H. Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1: 237 (1914)
= Agave rohanii Hort.Belg. ex Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 20: 546 (1864)
species :
Agave gigantensis Gentry; Occas. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci., 130: 63 (1978)
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Sur)
79 MEX
species :
Agave gilbertii A.Berger; Monatsschr. Kakt.-Kunde 14: 126 (1904)
Distribution: Mexico (Mexico State)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave bakeri Hook.f. ex W.Watson; (1903), nom. illeg.
species :
Agave gomezpompae Cházaro & Jimeno-Sevilla; Cact.-Avent. Int. 88: 5, figs. 1-2, photogrs. (2010)
Distribution: Mexico (Veracruz)
79 MEX
species :
Agave gonzaloi D.Guillot & P.Van der Meer; Flora Montiber. 24: 55 (2004)
Distribution: Spain [I]
12 spa
Remarks: provisionally accepted name
species :
Agave gracilipes Trel.; Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 95 (1911 publ. 1912)
Name: Slimfoot century plant
Distribution: USA (New Mexico, Texas); Mexico (Chihuahua)
77 USA 79 MEX
Remarks: possibly a stabilized hybrid Agave lecheguilla x neomexicana
species :
Agave grisea Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 34 (1913)
Distribution: Cuba
81 CUB
Conservation Status: threatened (Red List of the Vascular Flora of Cuba)
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave grisea var. cienfuegosana Trel.; Mem. Natl. Acad. Sci. 11: 35 (1913)
= Agave grisea var. obesispina Trel.; Mem. Natl. Acad. Sci. 11: 35 (1913)
species :
Agave guadalajarana Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 123 (1920)
Distribution: Mexico (Jalisco, Nayarit, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
species :
Agave guadarramae N.C.Jiménez & García-Mend.; Revista Mex. Biodivers. 92(1)-e923726: 2 (2021)
Distribution: Mexico (Tabasco)
79 MEX
species :
Agave guerrerensis (Mat.) G.D.Rowley; Repert. Pl. Succ. (I. O. S.) 26: 4 1975 (1977)
Distribution: Mexico (Guerrero, Michoacan)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Manfreda guerrerensis Matuda; Cact. Suc. Mex. 20(2): 46 (1975)
species :
Agave guiengola Gentry; Brittonia 12: 98 (1960)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca)
79 MEX
species :
Agave gypsicola García-Mend. & D.Sandoval; Acta Bot. Mex. 126(e1461): 6 (2019)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca)
79 MEX
species :
Agave gypsophila Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 510 (1982)
Distribution: Mexico (Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco)
79 MEX
species :
Agave harrisii Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 34 (1913)
Distribution: Jamaica
81 JAM
species :
Agave havardiana Trel.; Rep. Missouri Bot Gard. 22: 91 (1911)
Name: Havard´s century plant
Distribution: USA (Texas); Mexico (Aguascalientes, Chihuahua, Coahuila)
77 USA 79 MEX
species :
Agave hiemiflora Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 480 (1982)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas); Guatemala
79 MEX 80 GUA
species :
Agave hookeri Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 168 (1866), non Koch 1865, nom. cons. prop.
Distribution: Mexico (Jalisco, Michoacan, Sinaloa, Sonora)
79 MEX
species :
Agave horrida Lem. ex Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 20: 546 (1864)
subspecies :
subsp. horrida
Distribution: Mexico (Ciudad de Mexico, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca, San Luis Potosi, Tlaxcala, Veracruz)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave desmetiana Baker; Gard. Chron. 1877: 621 (1877), nom. illeg.
= Agave grandidentata Hort.Belg. ex Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 114 (1866)
= Agave horrida var. laevior Jacobi; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. P 12: 178 (1869)
= Agave horrida var. maigretiana (Jacobi) Trel.; Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1: 237 (1914)
= Agave horrida var. micracantha Baker; Gard. Chron. n. s. 8: 621 (1877)
= Agave maigretiana Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 121 (1866)
= Agave regeliana Baker; Gard. Chron., n. s. 7: 621 (1877), nom. illeg.
= Agave triangularis var. rigidissima Trel.; L. H. Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1: 237 (1914)
subspecies :
subsp. perotensis B.Ullrich; Cact. Suc. Mex. 35(4): 80 (1990)
Distribution: Mexico (Puebla, Veracruz)
79 MEX
species :
Agave hurteri Trel.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 23: 136 (1915)
Distribution: Guatemala
80 GUA
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave samalana Trel.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 23: 142 (1915)
species :
Agave impressa Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 146 (1982)
Distribution: Mexico (Sinaloa, Nayarit)
79 MEX
species :
Agave inaequidens K.Koch; Wochenschr. 3: 28 (1860)
subspecies :
subsp. inaequidens
Distribution: Mexico (Ciudad de Mexico, Durango, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Sinaloa, Tlaxcala)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave amoena Lem. ex Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 21: 120 (1865)
= Agave bourgaei Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 131 (1920)
= Agave crenata Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 176 (1866)
= Agave fenzliana Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 170 (1866)
= Agave megalacantha Hemsl.; Diag. Pl. Nov. Mex. 55 (1880)
= Agave mescal K.Koch; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 8: 94 (1865)
= Agave reginae Jahand.; Rev. Hort. 1932-3, n. s. 23: 475 (1933), in syn.
subspecies :
subsp. barrancensis Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 342 (1982)
Distribution: Mexico (Durango)
79 MEX
species :
Agave inaguensis Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 47 (1913)
Distribution: Bahamas (Great Inagua Isl.); Turks & Caicos Isl.
81 BAH TCI
species :
Agave indagatorum Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 42 (1913)
Distribution: Bahamas (Long Isl., Watling Isl., San Salvador Isl.)
81 BAH
species :
Agave infiernilloensis Etter, Kristen, Rosales & A.Vázquez; Phytotaxa 564(2): 211 (2022)
Distribution: Mexico (Michoacán)
79 MEX
species :
Agave intermixta Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 32 (1913), in adnot.
Name: Galata, Karatas, Maguey, Pan de pajaro (Dominican Republic)
Distribution: Haiti
81 HIS
species :
Agave isthmensis A.García-Mend. & F.Palma; Sida 15: 565 (1993)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas, Oaxaca)
79 MEX
species :
Agave jaiboli Gentry; U. S. Dep. Agric., Agric. Handb. 399 (Agave Fam. Sonora): 89 (1972)
Distribution: Mexico (Chihuahua, Sonora)
79 MEX
species :
Agave jarucoensis A.Álvarez; Rev. Jard. Bot. Nacion. Univ. Habana 1(1): 6 (1980 publ. 1981)
Distribution: W-Cuba
81 CUB
species :
Agave jimenoi Cházaro & A.Vázquez; Phytotaxa 134(1): 55 (2013)
Distribution: Mexico (Veracruz)
79 MEX
species :
Agave karatto Mill.; Gard. Dict. ed. VIII. n. 6 (1768)
Distribution: Anguilla; St. Martin/St. Maarten; Saba; St. Eustatius; Nevis; St. Kitts; Antigua; Barbuda; Montserrat; Guadeloupe (Desirade Isl.); Aruba [I]; Bonaire [I]; Curacao [I]
81 ABA AGU aru bon cur GDL MTS SAB STE STK STM
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave americana Dill.; (1774) [non L.]
= Agave barbadensis Trel. ex A.Berger; Hortus Mortolensis, 11, 357 (1912). nomen
= Agave dussiana Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 26 (1913)
= Agave keratto Steud.; Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 36 (1840), orth. var.
= Agave kerrato Salm-Dyck; Hort. Dyck.: 304 (1834), orth. var.
= Agave kerratto Salm-Dyck; Bonplandia (Hannover) 7: 93 (1859), nom. illeg.
= Agave montserratensis Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 24 (1913)
= Agave nevidis Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sc, Washington 11: 24 (1913)
= Agave obducta Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sc, Washington 11: 25 (1913)
= Agave salm-dyckii Baker; Gard. Chron. N. S. 8: II. 490 (1877)
= Agave scheuermaniana Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 25 (1913)
= Agave trankeera Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 26 (1913)
= Agave vangroliae Trel.; Mem. Natl. Acad. Sci. 11: 24 (1913)
= Furcraea tuberosa Drumm.; (1907) [nom. illeg., non (Mill.) W. T. Aiton]
species :
Agave karwinskii Zucc.; Nov. Act. Nat. Cur. 16: II. (1833) 675
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca, Puebla, Veracruz)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave bakeri H.Ross; Icon. Pl. Hort. Bot. Panorm.: t. 2 (1896)
= Agave corderoyi Verschaff. ex Baker; Gard. Chron., n.s., 7: 398 (1877)
= Agave laxa Salm-Dyck; Hort. Dyck.: 8 (1834)
species :
Agave kerchovei Lem.; Illustr. Hortic. 11: 64 (1864)
Distribution: Mexico (Guerrero, Hidalgo, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave beaucarnei Lem.; Illustr. Hortic. 11: Misc. 65 (1864)
= Agave expatriata Rose; Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 1900: 82 (1900), nom. rej.
= Agave inopinabilis Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 138 (1920)
= Agave kerchovei var. beaucarnei (Lem.) Trel.; Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1: 237 (1914)
= Agave kerchovei var. macrodonta F.Haage & E.Schmidt; Haupt-Verz. Samen 1875: 6 (1875)
= Agave noli-tangere A.Berger; Agaven: 103 (1915)
= Agave poselgeri var. kerchovei (Lem.) A.Terracc.; (1885)
species :
Agave kewensis Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 218 (1866)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave grijalvensis B.Ullrich; Kakteen And. Sukk. 41(6): 108 (1990)
species :
Agave kristenii A.Vázquez & Cházaro; Syst. Bot. 38(2): 326 (2013)
Distribution: Mexico (Michoacán)
79 MEX
species :
Agave lagunae Trel.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 23: 143 (1915)
Distribution: Guatemala
80 GUA
species :
Agave lechuguilla Torr.; Bot. Mex. Bound. 213 (1858)
Name: Lechuguilla
Distribution: USA (Texas, New Mexico); Mexico (Aguascalientes, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Ciudad de Mexico, Durango, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Mexico State, Nuevo León, Puebla, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Zacatecas)
77 USA 79 MEX
Remarks: see also A. lophantha (univittata) which is frequently mixed in here
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave heteracantha Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 62 (1866), nom. illeg.
= Agave lophantha var. tamaulipasana A.Berger; Agaven: 94 (1915)
= Agave multilineata Baker; Handb. Amaryll. (1888) 168
= Agave poselgeri Salm-Dyck; Bonplandia (Hannover) 7: 92 (1859)
= Agave univittata var. tamaulipasana (A.Berger) Jacobson; Natl. Cact. Succ. J. 28: 4 (1973)
species :
Agave longipes Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 36 (1913)
Distribution: Jamaica
81 JAM
species :
Agave lophantha Schiede; Linnaea 4: 582 (1829)
Name: McKelvey´s century plant
Distribution: USA (Arizona, Texas); Mexico (Coahuila, Hidalgo, Nuevo León, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Veracruz)
76 USA 77 USA 79 MEX
Remarks: validity of name lophantha (vs. univittata) highly disputed
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave caerulescens Salm-Dyck; Bonplandia (Hannover) 7: 92 (1859)
= Agave caerulescens Salm-Dyck ex Jacobi; Monog.: 38 (1864)
= Agave caerulescens var. grisea Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 60 (1866)
= Agave coerulescens W.Bull ex J.Dix; Proc. Roy. Hort. Soc. London 2: 375 (1862), orth. var.
= Agave heteracantha var. univittata (Haw.) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 31 (1885)
= Agave heteracantha var. vittata (Regel) Regel; Index Seminum (LE) 1858: 27 (1859)
= Agave heteracantha Zucc.; Nov. Act. Nat. Cur. 16: II. 675 (1833)
= Agave lecheguilla var. caerulescens (Salm-Dyck ex Jacobi) P.Van der Meer, D.Guillot & C.Puche; Xerophilia 3(3): 37 (2014)
= Agave lophantha f. caerulescens (Salm-Dyck ex Jacobi) Voss; Vilm. Blumengärtn. ed. 3, 1: 1036 (1895)
= Agave lophantha var. angustifolia A.Berger; Agaven: 93 (1915)
= Agave lophantha var. brevifolia Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 62 (1866)
= Agave lophantha var. gracilior Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 62 (1866)
= Agave lophantha var. pallida A.Berger; Agaven: 93 (1915)
= Agave lophantha var. poselgeri A.Berger; Agaven: 93 (1915)
= Agave lophantha var. subcanescens Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 62 (1866)
= Agave lophantha var. univittata (Haw.) Trel.; Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1: 237 (1914), nom. illeg.
= Agave mckelveyana Gentry; Cact. & Succ. J. Amer. 42: 225 (1970), nom. nud.
= Agave univittata Haw.; Philos. Mag. Ann. Chem. 10: 415 (1831)
= Agave univittata var. angustifolia (A.Berger) Jacobson; Natl. Cact. Succ. J. 28: 4 (1973)
= Agave univittata var. brevifolia (Jacobi) Jacobson; Natl. Cact. Succ. J. 28: 4 (1973)
= Agave univittata var. caerulescens (Salm-Dyck ex Jacobi) H.Jacobsen; Natl. Cact. Succ. J. 28: 4 (1973)
= Agave univittata var. gracilior (Jacobi) Jacobson; Natl. Cact. Succ. J. 28: 4 (1973)
= Agave univittata var. heteracantha (Zucc.) Breitung; Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 31: 114 (1959)
= Agave univittata var. lophantha (Schiede ex Kunth) Maire & Weiller; Fl. Afrique N. 6: 84 (1959), nom. illeg.
= Agave univittata var. major Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 63 (1866)
= Agave univittata var. subcanescens (Jacobi) Jacobson; Natl. Cact. Succ. J. 28: 4 (1973)
species :
Agave lyobaa García-Mend. & S.Franco; Acta Bot. Mex. 126(e1461): 2 (2019)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca); Mexico (Puebla)
79 MEX
species :
Agave macroacantha Zucc.; Nov. Act. Acad. Nat. Cur. 16: II. (1833) 676
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca, Puebla)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave besseriana De Smet ex Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 21: 155 (1865)
= Agave concinna Lem.; Hort. Vanhoutt. 1(2): 23 (1846)
= Agave flavescens Salm-Dyck; Hort. Dyck. 8 (1834)
= Agave flavescens var. macroacantha (Zucc.) Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 20: 500 (1864)
= Agave integrifolia Baker; Handb. Amaryll. (1888) 185
= Agave linearis Jacobi; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 12: 179 (1869)
= Agave macroacantha var. integrifolia Trel.; Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 18: 251 (1907)
= Agave oligophylla Baker; Gard. Chron., n.s., 9: 492 (1878)
= Agave pugioniformis Zucc.; Flora 15(2 Beibl.): 97 (1832)
= Agave subfalcata Jacobi; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 12: 179 (1869)
= Agave sudburyensis Baker; Gard. Chron., n.s., 8: 137 (1877)
species :
Agave madrensis Villarreal, Ram.-Gam. & A.E.Estrada; J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 8(2): 443 (2014)
Distribution: Mexico
79 MEX
species :
Agave manantlanicola Cuevas & Santana Mich.; Brittonia 64(3): 330 (2012)
Distribution: Mexico (Jalisco)
79 MEX
species :
Agave mapisaga Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 130 (1920)
Distribution: Mexico (Ciudad de Mexico, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Mexico State, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave mapisaga var. lisa Gentry; Agaves Cont. N. Amer.: 604 (1982)
= Agave mapisaga subsp. lisa (Gentry) Hochstätter; Succulenta (Netherlands) 94(3): 141 (2015)
= Agave salmiana var. angustifolia A.Berger; Agaven: 135 (1915)
= Agave salmiana var. recurvata Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 169 (1866)
species :
Agave marcelinoi A.Vázquez & Padilla-Lepe; Bol. Nakari 34(1): 24 (2023)
Distribution: Mexico (Jalisco)
79 MEX
species :
Agave margaritae Brandegee; Proc. Calif, Acad. Ser. II. 2: 206 t. 10 (1889)
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Sur)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave connochaetodon Trel.; Rep. Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 58 (1911)
species :
Agave mariae-patriciae Cházaro & Arzaba; Phytotaxa 360(3): 264 (2018), et Cact.-Avent. Int. 32(1): 77 (2020)
Distribution: Mexico (Veracruz)
79 MEX
species :
Agave marmorata Roezl; Belg. Hortic. (1883) 238
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca, Puebla)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave todaroi Baker; Handb. Amaryll. (1888) 195
species :
Agave martaelenae A.Vázquez & Padilla-Lepe; Bol. Nakari 33(3): 44 (2022)
Distribution: Mexico (Jalisco)
79 MEX
species :
Agave maximiliana Baker; Gard. Chron., n.s., 8: 201 (1877), nom. cons.
Distribution: Mexico (Colima, Durango, Jalisco, Nayarit, Sinaloa, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave conjuncta A.Berger; Agaven: 194 (1915)
= Agave gustaviana F.Haage & E.Schmidt; Nursery Cat. (Haage) 1874: 1 (1874)
= Agave katharinae A.Berger; Agaven: 197 (1915)
= Agave maximiliana var. katharinae (A.Berger) Gentry; Agaves Cont. N. Amer.: 350 (1982)
species :
Agave mayo A.Vázquez & Rosales; Phytotaxa 616(1): 101 (2023)
Distribution: Mexico (Sinaloa)
79 MEX
species :
Agave megalodonta García-Mend. & D.Sandoval; Acta Bot. Mex. 126(e1461): 11 (2019)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca, Guerrero, Puebla)
79 MEX
species :
Agave melanacantha Lem. ex Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 21: 215 (1865)
Distribution: Cuba
81 CUB
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave ehrenbergiana Baker; Gard. Chron., n. s., 1877: 620 (1877)
= Agave laurentiana Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 266 (1866)
= Agave legrelliana Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 266 (1866)
= Agave legrelliana var. breviflora Trel.; Mem. Natl. Acad. Sci. 11: 36 (1913)
species :
Agave microceps (Kimnach) A.Vázquez & Cházaro; Agaves Occid. Mexico 61 (2007)
Distribution: Mexico (Sinaloa)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave filifera subsp. microceps Kimnach; Cact. Succ. J. (U. S. A.) 67(5): 309 (1995)
species :
Agave millspaughii Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 41 (1913)
Distribution: Bahamas (Great Exuma Isl.)
81 BAH
species :
Agave minor Proctor; Contr. U. S. Natl. Herb. 52: 118 (2005)
Distribution: Puerto Rico
81 PUE
species :
Agave missionum Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 37 (1913)
Name: Corita (Puerto Rico), Century Plant (Virgin Isl.)
Distribution: Puerto Rico; Virgin Isl. (Anegada, Guana, St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas, Tortola, Virgin Gorda)
81 PUE VIR
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave morrisii Eggers; (1889) [non Baker 1887]
= Agave portoricensis Trel.; Mem. Nation. Acad. Sci. 11: 38, t. 76-82 (1913)
species :
Agave mitis Mart.; Index Seminum (M, Monacensis) 1848: 4 (1848)
Distribution: Mexico (Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico State, Morelos, Oaxaca, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Nuevo León, Puebla, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Veracruz)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave albicans Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 21: 256 (1865)
= Agave albicans var. ctenophora Trel.; L. H. Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1: 236 (1914)
= Agave albicans var. mediopicta Trel.; L. H. Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1: 236 (1914)
= Agave bollii A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 25 (1885), nom. superfl.
= Agave bollii var. celsii (Hook.) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 25 (1885)
= Agave botterii Baker; Bot. Mag. 102: t. 6248 (1876)
= Agave bouchei Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 21: 217 (1865)
= Agave celsiana Cels; Rev. Hort. (Paris) 1861: 335 (1861)
= Agave celsiana Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 21: 446 (1865)
= Agave celsii Hook.; Bot. Mag. t. 4934 (1856)
= Agave celsii var. albicans (Jacobi) Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 223 (1982)
= Agave concinna Tonel ex K.Koch; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 5: 198 (1862), nom. illeg.
= Agave densiflora Regel; Gartenflora 12: 274 (1863), nom. illeg.
= Agave ehrenbergii Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 21: 255 (1865)
= Agave goeppertiana Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 219 (1866)
= Agave haseloffii Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 220 (1866)
= Agave macrantha Tod.; Hort. Bot. Panorm. 2: 11 (1879)
= Agave macroacantha var. concinna A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 29 (1885)
= Agave macroacantha var. macrantha (Tod.) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 29 (1885)
= Agave micracantha Salm-Dyck; Bonplandia (Hannover) 7: 93 (1859)
= Agave micracantha var. albicans (Jacobi) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 25 (1885)
= Agave micracantha var. albidior Salm-Dyck; Bonplandia (Hannover) 7: 93 (1859)
= Agave micracantha var. mitis (Mart.) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 25 (1885), nom. superfl.
= Agave micracantha var. picta J.Croucher ex R.Hogg; Florist & Pomol. 27: 135 (1874)
= Agave mitis var. albicans (Jacobi) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 25 (1885)
= Agave mitis var. albidior (Salm-Dyck) B.Ullrich; Succulentes 16(1): 32 (1993)
= Agave oblongata K.Koch; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 5: 198 (1862)
= Agave ousselghemiana Jacobi; Abh. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Cult., Abth. Naturwiss. 1869: 156 (1869)
= Agave rupicola Regel; Gartenflora 7: 312 (1858)
= Agave rupicola var. bouchei (Jacobi) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 24 (1885)
= Agave rupicola var. brevifolia Regel; Index Seminum (LE, Petropolitanus) 1858: 26 (1859)
= Agave rupicola var. longifolia Regel; Index Seminum (LE, Petropolitanus) 1858: 26 (1859)
= Agave rupicola var. rubridentata Regel; Index Seminum (LE, Petropolitanus) 1858: 26 (1859)
= Agave sartorii var. oblongata (K.Koch) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 23 (1885)
species :
Agave montana Villarreal; Sida 17(1): 191 (1996)
Distribution: Mexico (Coahuila, Nuevo León)
79 MEX
species :
Agave montium-sancticaroli García-Mend.; J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 1(1): 79 (2007)
Distribution: Mexico (Nuevo León, Tamaulipas)
79 MEX
species :
Agave moranii Gentry; Occas. Pap. Acad. Sci., 130: 58 (1978)
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Norte)
79 MEX
species :
Agave multifilifera Gentry; U. S. Dep. Agric., Agric. Handb. 399 (Agave Fam. Sonora): 46 (1972)
Distribution: Mexico (Chihuahua, Durango, Sinaloa, Sonora)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave filifera subsp. multifilifera (Gentry) B.Ullrich; Brit. Cact. Succ. J. 10(3): 66 (1992)
species :
Agave murpheyi F.Gibson; Contrib. Boyce Thompson Inst. 7: 83 (1935)
Name: Murphey´s century plant
Distribution: USA (Arizona); Mexico (Sonora)
76 USA 79 MEX
species :
Agave muxii Zamudio & G.Aguilar-Gut.; Brittonia 72(2): 154 (2020)
Distribution: Mexico (Queretaro)
79 MEX
species :
Agave nashii Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 45 (1913)
Distribution: Bahamas (Great Inagua Isl.)
81 BAH
species :
Agave nayaritensis Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 515 (1982)
Distribution: Mexico (Jalisco, Nayarit, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
species :
Agave nickelsiae Rol.-Goss.; Rev. Hort. (Paris) 67: 579 (1895)
Distribution: Mexico (Coahuila)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave ferdinandi-regis A.Berger; Agaven: 90 (1915)
= Agave victoriae-reginae f. nickelsiae (Rol.-Goss.) Trel.; Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23: 140 (1920)
= Agave victoriae-reginae var. laxior A.Berger; Hort. Mortol.: 15 (1912)
species :
Agave nizandensis Cutak; Cact. & Succ. J. Amer. xxiiii. 144 (1951)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca)
79 MEX
species :
Agave nuussaviorum García-Mend.; Acta Bot. Mex. 91: 78 (2010)
subspecies :
subsp. nuussaviorum
Distribution: Mexico (Guerrero, Oaxaca)
79 MEX
subspecies :
subsp. deltoidea García-Mend.; Acta Bot. Mex. 91: 83 (2010)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca)
79 MEX
species :
Agave obscura Schiede ex Schltdl.; Linnaea 18: 413 (1844)
Distribution: Mexico (Coahuila, Hidalgo, Oaxaca, Puebla, San Luis Potosi, Veracruz)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave densiflora Hook.; Bot. Mag. 83: t. 5006 (1857)
= Agave polyacantha var. densiflora (Hook.) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 27 (1885)
= Agave polyacantha var. xalapensis (Roezl ex Jacobi) Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 230 (1982)
= Agave xalapensis Roezl ex Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 21: 61 (1865)
species :
Agave ocahui Gentry; U. S. Dep. Agric., Agric. Handb. 399 (Agave Fam. Sonora): 72 (1972)
Distribution: Mexico (Sonora)
79 MEX
variant :
var. longifolia Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 78 (1982)
Distribution: Mexico (Sonora)
79 MEX
species :
Agave offoyana De Smet ex Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 21: 214 (1865)
Distribution: Cuba
81 CUB
Remarks: provisionally accepted name
species :
Agave ornithobroma Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 117 (1982)
Distribution: Mexico (Durango, Jalisco, Nayarit, Sinaloa, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
species :
Agave oroensis Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 294 (1982)
Distribution: Mexico (Coahuila, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
species :
Agave ortgiesiana (Baker) Trel.; L. H. Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1: 238 (1914)
Distribution: Mexico (Colima, Jalisco, Nayarit)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave angustissima var. ortgiesiana (Baker) Trel.; Contr. U. S. Natl. Herb. 23: 141 (1920)
= Agave colimana Gentry; Cact. & Succ. J. Amer. 40: 212 (1968)
= Agave schidigera var. ortgiesiana Baker; Gard. Chron., n. s. 7: 303 (1877)
species :
Agave oteroi G.D.Starr & T.J.Davis; Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 91(2): 134 (2019)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca)
79 MEX
species :
Agave ovatifolia G.D.Starr & Villarreal; Sida 20: 495 (2002)
Distribution: Mexico (Nuevo León)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave noah A.B.Nickels; Cat. Cactuses 1894: 26 (1894), nom. rej. prop.
species :
Agave pablocarrilloi A.Vázquez, Muñiz-Castro & Padilla-Lepe; Syst. Bot. 38(2): 328 (2013)
Distribution: Mexico (Colima)
79 MEX
species :
Agave pachycentra Trel.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 23: 135 (1915)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca, Chiapas); Guatemala; El Salvador; Honduras
79 MEX 80 ELS GUA HON
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave eichlamii A.Berger; Agaven, 200 (1915)
= Agave eichlamii var. interjecta A.Berger; Agaven: 200 (1915)
= Agave opacidens Trel.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 23: 140 (1915)
= Agave tenuispina Trel.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 23: 140 (1915)
= Agave weingartii A.Berger; Agaven: 200 (1915)
species :
Agave palmeri Engelm.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 3: 319 (1875)
Name: Palmer´s century plant
Distribution: USA (Arizona, New Mexico); Mexico (Chihuahua, Durango, Sonora)
76 USA 77 USA 79 MEX
species :
Agave panamana Trel.; Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23: 114 (1920)
Distribution: Panama
80 PAN
species :
Agave papyrocarpa Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington. 11: 44 (1913)
subspecies :
subsp. papyrocarpa
Distribution: Cuba (Isla de la Juventud)
81 CUB
Conservation Status: threatened (Red List of the Vascular Flora of Cuba)
subspecies :
subsp. macrocarpa A.Álvarez; Rev. Jard. Bot. Nacion. Univ. Habana 5(3): 7 (1984 publ. 1985)
Distribution: Cuba (Isla de la Juventud)
81 CUB
species :
Agave parrasana A.Berger; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 4: 250 (1906)
Distribution: Mexico (Aguascalientes, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosi, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave wislizeni subsp. parrasana (A.Berger) Gentry; Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 47: 104 (1975)
species :
Agave parryi Engelm.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 3: 311 (1875)
Name: Parry´s agave
Distribution: USA (Arizona, New Mexico); Mexico (Aguascalientes, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Nuevo León, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas)
76 USA 77 USA 79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave americana var. latifolia Torr.; W. H. Emory, Rep. U. S. Mex. Bound.: 213 (1859)
= Agave chihuahuana Trel.; Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 90 (1911 publ. 1912)
= Agave leopoldii Rafarin; Rev. Hort. (Paris) 46: 73 (1874), nom. rej.
= Agave parryi f. integrifolia Breitung; Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 35: 76 (1963)
= Agave patonii Trel.; Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 92 (1911 publ. 1912)
variant :
var. couesii (Engelm. ex Trel.) Kearney & Peebles; J. Washington Acad. Sci. 29: 474 (1939)
Distribution: USA (Arizona)
76 USA
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave couesii Engelm. ex Trel.; Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 94 (1911 publ. 1912)
variant :
var. huachucensis (Baker) Little; Amer. J. Bot. 30: 235 (1943)
Distribution: USA (Arizona); Mexico (Sonora)
76 USA 79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave applanata var. huachucensis (Baker) Mulford; Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 7: 85 (1896)
= Agave huachucensis Baker; Handb. Amaryll.: 172 (1888)
variant :
var. neomexicana (Wooton & Standl.) McKechnie; Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 21: 166 (1949)
Distribution: USA (New Mexico, Texas); Mexico (Coahuila)
77 USA 79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave neomexicana Wooton & Standl.; Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 16: 115 (1913)
= Agave parryi subsp. neomexicana (Wooton & Standl.) B.Ullrich; Sida 15(2): 259 (1992)
variant :
var. truncata Gentry; Agaves Cont. N. Amer.: 543 (1982)
Distribution: Mexico (Durango, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
species :
Agave parva (Aarón Rodr.) Thiede; Haseltonia 17: 94 (2012)
Distribution: Mexico (Guerrero)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Manfreda parva Aarón Rodr.; Acta Bot. Mex. 88: 2 (2009)
species :
Agave parvidentata Trel.; J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 15: 395 (1925)
Distribution: El Salvador; Honduras
80 ELS HON
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave compacta Trel.; J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 17: 161 (1927)
species :
Agave parviflora Torr.; Bot. Mex. Bound. 214 (1859)
subspecies :
subsp. parviflora
Name: Smallflower century plant
Distribution: USA (Arizona); Mexico (Chihuahua, Sonora)
76 USA 79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave hartmanii S.Watson; Proc. Amer. Acad. 26: 156 (1891)
= Agave hartmanii S.Watson ex Wiggins & Rollins; Contrib. Dudley Herb., Stanford Univ. 3: 268 (1943), descr. ampl.
subspecies :
subsp. flexiflora Gentry; U. S. Dep. Agric., Agric. Handb. 399 (Agave Fam. Sonora): 56 (1972)
Distribution: Mexico (Sonora)
79 MEX
subspecies :
subsp. densiflora G.D.Starr & T.Van Devender; Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 83(5): 225 (2011)
Distribution: Mexico (Sonora)
79 MEX
species :
Agave pax Gir.-Cañas; Caldasia 39(1): 35 (2017)
Distribution: Colombia
82 CLM
species :
Agave pedunculifera Trel.; Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23: 134 (1920)
Distribution: Mexico (Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Sinaloa, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave attenuata unranked dentata J.Verschaff.; Nursery Cat. (Jean Verschaffelt) 19: 83 (1876)
= Agave attenuata subsp. dentata (J.Verschaff.) B.Ullrich; Haseltonia 12: 27 (2006)
= Agave attenuata var. serrulata A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 21 (1885)
= Agave attenuata var. subdentata Cels ex Carrière; Rev. Hort. (Paris) 51: 28 (1879)
= Agave cernua var. serrulata (A.Terracc.) A.Berger; Agaven: 123 (1915)
= Agave debaryana Jacobi; Abh. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Cult., Abth. Naturwiss. 1869: 164 (1869)
= Agave dentata Baker; Gard. Chron., n.s., 7: 748 (1877), pro syn.
= Agave kellockii Jacobi; Abh. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Cult., Abth. Naturwiss. 1869: 165 (1869)
= Agave pruinosa Lem. ex Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 21: 449 (1865)
= Ghiesbreghtia dentata Roezl; Gartenflora 10: 123 (1861), nom. inval.
species :
Agave pelona Gentry; U. S. Dep. Agric., Agric. Handb. 399 (Agave Fam. Sonora): 76 (1972)
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Norte, Sonora)
79 MEX
species :
Agave pendula Schnittsp.; Z. Gartenbau Darmst. 1857: 21 (1857)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas, Oaxaca, Veracruz)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave aloina K.Koch; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 3: 37 (1860)
= Agave caespitosa Tod.; Hort. Bot. Panorm. 1: 8 (1875)
= Agave noackii Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 21: 221 (1865)
= Agave pulcherrima K.Koch; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 8: 104 (1865), nom. illeg.
= Agave rubrocincta Jacobi; Abh. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Cult., Abth. Naturwiss. 1869: 153 (1869)
= Agave rufocincta Jacobi; Nachtr. Ord. Agav. 1: 88 (1868)
= Agave sartorii K.Koch; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 3: 37 (1860)
= Agave sartorii var. caespitosa (Tod.) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 23 (1885)
species :
Agave petiolata Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington. 11: 20 (1913)
Distribution: Curacao
81 CUR
species :
Agave phillipsiana W.C.Hodgs.; Novon 11: 410 (2001)
Name: Grand Canyon century plant
Distribution: USA (Arizona)
76 USA
species :
Agave pintilla S.González, M.González & Reséndiz; Acta Bot. Mex. 95: 81 (2011)
Distribution: Mexico (Durango)
79 MEX
species :
Agave polianthiflora Gentry; U. S. Dep. Agric., Agric. Handb. 399 (Agave Fam. Sonora): 51 (1972)
Distribution: Mexico (Chihuahua, Sonora)
79 MEX
species :
Agave polyacantha Haw.; Saxifrag. Enum. 2: 35 (1821)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Veracruz)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave brauniana Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 216 (1866)
= Agave chloracantha Salm-Dyck; Otto, Allg. Gartenz. 50 (1834)
= Agave chloracantha var. brauniana (Jacobi) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 22 (1885)
= Agave engelmannii Trel.; Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 3: 167 (1891 publ. 1892)
= Agave flaccifolia A.Berger; Agaven: 42 (1915)
= Agave muilmannii Jacobi; Abh. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Cult., Abth. Naturwiss. 1870: 76 (1870)
= Agave uncinata Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 21: 165 (1865)
species :
Agave potatorum Zucc.; Flora 15(2 Beibl.): 96 (1832)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Puebla, Veracruz)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave auricantha Baker; Gard. Chron., n.s., 8: 40 (1877)
= Agave elegans Salm-Dyck; Bonplandia (Hannover) 7: 89 (1859)
= Agave latifolia Karw. ex Salm-Dyck; Bonplandia (Hannover) 7: 89 (1859)
= Agave potatorum var. verschaffeltii (Lem. ex Jacobi) A.Berger; Agaven: 186 (1915)
= Agave pulchra Salm-Dyck; Bonplandia (Hannover) 7: 89 (1859)
= Agave quadrata Lem.; Ill. Hort. 11(Misc.): 65 (1864)
= Agave saundersii Hook.f.; Bot. Mag. 91: t. 5493 (1865)
= Agave schnittspahnii Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 21: 120 (1865)
= Agave scolymus Karw. ex Salm-Dyck; Hort. Dyck.: 307 (1834)
= Agave scolymus var. polymorpha A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 38 (1885)
= Agave verschaffeltii Lem. ex Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 21: 122 (1865)
species :
Agave potrerana Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 138 (1920)
Distribution: Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila, Jalisco, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
species :
Agave pringlei Engelm. ex Baker; Handb. Amaryll. (1888) 182
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave deserti subsp. pringlei (Engelm. ex Baker) Gentry; Occas. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci. 130: 20 (1978)
= Agave deserti var. pringlei (Engelm. ex Baker) W.C.Hodgs. & Reveal; Novon 11: 413 (2001)
= Agave scaberrima Baker; Handb. Amaryll.: 182 (1888)
species :
Agave quiotepecensis García-Mend. & S.Franco; Acta Bot. Mex. 126(e1461): 9 (2019)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca)
79 MEX
species :
Agave rhodacantha Trel.; Contrib. US. Nert. Herb. 23: 117 (1920)
Distribution: Mexico (Chihuahua, Colima, Jalisco, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Sinaloa, Sonora, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
species :
Agave rosalesii A.Vázquez, Thiede, Etter & Kristen; Bot. Sci. e1(1): 769 (2022)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca)
79 MEX
species :
Agave rovelliana Tod.; Index Seminum (PAL, Panormitani) 1888: 36 (1889)
Distribution: USA (Texas)
77 USA
Remarks: provisionally accepted name
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave terraccianoi Pax; Gartenflora 1893: 68 (1893)
species :
Agave rutteniae Hummelinck; Rec. Trav. Bot. Neerl. 33: 238, 248 (1936); et in Meded. Bot. Mus. Herb. Rijks Univ. Utrecht, No. 29, 238, 248 (1936)
Distribution: Aruba
81 ARU
species :
Agave salmiana Otto; Otto & A. Dietr., Allg. Gartenz. 51 (1842)
subspecies :
subsp. salmiana
Distribution: Mexico (Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Coahuila, Colima, Ciudad de Mexico, Durango, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Tlaxcala, Veracruz, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave atrovirens var. salmiana (Otto ex Salm-Dyck) Maire & Weiller; Fl. Afrique N. 6: 85 (1959)
= Agave atrovirens var. sigmatophylla A.Berger; Agaven: 143 (1915)
= Agave caratas Besaucèle; Cat. Rais.: 8, nom. inval.
= Agave chinensis F.P.Sm.; Contr. Mat. Med. China: 5 (1871), nom. nud.
= Agave cochlearis Jacobi; Nachtr. Ord. Agav. 2: 67 (1871)
= Agave compluviata Trel.; L. H. Bailey, Standard Cycl. Hort. 1: 234 (1914)
= Agave dyckii H.Jacobsen; Sukkulent.: 24 (1933), pro syn.
= Agave ferdinand-cortezii K.Koch; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 5: 198 (1862)
= Agave jacobiana Salm-Dyck; Bonplandia (Hannover) 8: 88 (1860)
= Agave lehmannii Jacobi; Abh. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Cult., Abth. Naturwiss. 1869: 146 (1869)
= Agave maximilianea P.Blázquez & I.Blázquez; Mem. Maguey Mexic. 1865: 5 (1865)
= Agave montezumae K.Koch; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 5: 197 (1862)
= Agave quiotifera Trel. ex Ochot.; Mem. Rev. Soc. Ci. Alzate Mexico 33: 102 (1913)
= Agave salmiana Otto ex Salm-Dyck; Bonplandia (Hannover) 7: 88 (1859)
= Agave salmiana var. cochlearis (Jacobi) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 51 (1885)
= Agave salmiana var. glauca D.Dietr. ex Becker; Monatsschr. Kakteenk. 8: 150 (1898)
= Agave whitackeri H.Jacobsen; Sukkulent.: 24 (1933), pro syn.
subspecies :
subsp. crassispina (Trel.) Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 609 (1982)
Distribution: Mexico (Coahuila, Zacatecas, San Luis Potosi, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Puebla)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave crassispina Trel.; L. H. Bailey, Standard Cycl. Hort. 1: 234 (1914)
= Agave crassispina var. cultra Trel.; Contr. U. S. Natl. Herb. 23: 130 (1920)
subspecies :
subsp. ferox (K.Koch) Hochstätter; Agave Linné 23 (2015)
Distribution: Morocco [I]; Algeria [I]; Canary Isl. [I] (Gran Canaria [I]); Mexico (Oaxaca, etc.)
20 alg mor 21 cny 79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave bonnetiana Peacock ex Baker; Gard. Chron. (1877) II. 40
= Agave coarctata Jacobi; Abh. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Cult., Abth. Naturwiss. 1869: 147 (1869)
= Agave ferox K.Koch; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 3: 23 (1860)
= Agave mitriformis Jacobi; Abh. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Cult., Abth. Naturwiss. 1869: 145 (1869)
= Agave ragusae A.Terracc.; Boll. Reale Orto Bot. Palermo, n. s. 1: 162 (1915)
= Agave salmiana subsp. tehuacanensis (Karw. ex Salm-Dyck) García-Mend.; Fl. Valle Tehuacán-Cuicatlán 88: 55 (2011)
= Agave salmiana var. ferox (Koch) Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 611 (1982)
= Agave tehuacanensis Karw. ex Salm-Dyck; Bonplandia (Hannover) 7: 89 (1859)
species :
Agave salomonii G.D.Starr, T.J.Davis & G.Juárez; Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 94(3): 116 (2022)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca)
79 MEX
species :
Agave sanpedroensis W.C.Hodgs. & Salywon; Syst. Bot. 43(3): 735 (2018)
Distribution: USA (Arizona)
76 USA
species :
Agave santanamichelii (Art.Castro, Aarón Rodr. & P.Carrillo) Thiede & Gideon F.Sm.; Bradleya 37: 262 (2019)
Distribution: Mexico (Jalisco)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Manfreda santana-michelii Art.Castro, Aarón Rodr. & P.Carrillo; Syst. Bot. 43(2): 497 (2018)
species :
Agave scaposa Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 303 (1982)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca, Puebla)
79 MEX
species :
Agave schidigera Lem.; Illustr. Hortic. 8: t. 289, verso (1860) 9: I. 330
Distribution: Mexico (Aguascalientes, Chihuahua, Durango, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Nayarit, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave filifera subsp. schidigera (Lem.) B.Ullrich; Brit. Cact. Succ. J. 10(3): 65 (1992)
= Agave filifera var. schidigera (Lem.) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 19 (1885)
= Agave perplexans Trel.; L. H. Bailey, Standard Cycl. Hort. 1: 238 (1914)
= Agave taylorii B.S.Williams; Nursery Cat. (B.S.Williams) 1874: 25 (1874)
= Agave vestita S.Watson; Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 25: 163 (1890)
= Agave wrightii J.R.Drumm.; Bot. Mag. 135: t. 8271 (1909)
= Littaea roezlii Rein.Fonv.; Rev. Hort. (Paris) 1862: 39 (1862)
species :
Agave schneideriana A.Berger; Agaven: 256 (1915)
Distribution: Mexico (Puebla)
79 MEX
species :
Agave schottii Engelm.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 3: 305 (1875)
Name: Shindagger, Schott´s century plant
Distribution: USA (New Mexico, Arizona); Mexico (Chihuahua, Sonora)
76 USA 77 USA 79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave geminiflora var. sonorae Torr.; W. H. Emory, Rep. U. S. Mex. Bound. 2(1): 214 (1858)
= Agave mulfordiana Trel.; Contr. U. S. Natl. Herb. 23: 140 (1920)
= Agave schottii var. serrulata Mulford; Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard., II 7: 73 (1896)
= Agave sonorae (Torr.) Mearns; (1907)
variant :
var. treleasei (Toumey) Kearney & Peebles; J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 29: 474 (1939)
Name: Trelease´s century plant
Distribution: USA (Arizona); Mexico
76 USA 79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave treleasei Toumey; Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 12: 75 (1900)
species :
Agave sebastiana Greene; Bull. Calif. Acad. Sci. 1: 214 (1885)
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Norte, Baja California Sur, Isla San Benito, Cedros Isl., Isla Natividad)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave disjuncta Trel.; Rep. Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 51 (1911)
= Agave shawii var. sebastiana (Trel.) Gentry; Allan Hancock, Pacific Exped. Univ. S. Calif. 13(2): 49 (1949)
species :
Agave seemanniana Jacobi; Abh. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Cult., Abth. Naturwiss. 1868: 154 (1869)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca, Chiapas); Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Costa Rica
79 MEX 80 COS GUA HON NIC
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave caroli-schmidtii A.Berger; Agaven: 199 (1915)
= Agave guatemalensis A.Berger; Agaven: 201 (1915)
= Agave pygmaea Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 494 (1982)
= Agave scolymus var. seemanniana (Jacobi) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 38 (1885)
= Agave seemanniana subsp. pygmaea (Gentry) B.Ullrich; Brit. Cact. Succ. J. 10(1): 27 (1992)
= Agave seemanniana var. perscabra Trel.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 23: 137 (1915)
= Agave seemanniana var. pygmaea (Gentry) B.Ullrich ex Espejo & López-Ferr.; Monocot. Mexicanas Sinopsis Florística 1: 23 (1992)
= Agave tortispina Trel.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 23: 135 (1915)
species :
Agave servandoana A.Vázquez & Padilla-Lepe; Bol. Nakari 33(3): 52 (2022)
Distribution: Mexico (Jalisco)
79 MEX
species :
Agave shaferi Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 35 (1913)
Distribution: E-Cuba
81 CUB
Conservation Status: vulnerable (Red List of the Vascular Flora of Cuba)
species :
Agave shawii Engelm.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 3: 314. t. 2-4 (1875)
subspecies :
subsp. shawii
Name: Coastal Agave
Distribution: USA (S-California); Mexico (Baja California Norte, Baja California Sur)
76 USA 79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave orcuttiana Trel.; Rep. Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 47 (1911)
= Agave pachyacantha Trel.; Rep. Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 48 (1911)
subspecies :
subsp. goldmaniana (Trel.) Gentry; Occas. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci., 130: 93 (1978), et Agaves of Continental N. America: 642 (1982)
Distribution: Mexico (C-Baja California)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave goldmaniana Trel.; Rep Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 49 (1911)
species :
Agave shrevei Gentry; Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash., No. 527 (Rio Mayo Pl.) 95 (1942)
subspecies :
subsp. shrevei
Distribution: Mexico (Chihuahua, Durango, Sinaloa, Sonora)
79 MEX
subspecies :
subsp. magna Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 451 (1982)
Distribution: Mexico (Chihuahua, Sonora, Sinaloa)
79 MEX
subspecies :
subsp. matapensis Gentry; U. S. Dep. Agric., Agric. Handb. 399 (Agave Fam. Sonora): 115 (1972)
Distribution: Mexico (Sonora)
79 MEX
species :
Agave simplex (Gentry) Salywon & W.C.Hodgs.; Phytoneuron 2019-19: 2 (2019)
Distribution: USA (Arizona, California); Mexico (Sonora)
76 USA 79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave deserti subsp. simplex Gentry; Occas. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci. 130: 22 (1978)
= Agave deserti var. simplex (Gentry) W.C.Hodgs. & Reveal; Novon 11: 413 (2001)
species :
Agave sisalana Perrine; U. S. Senate Document 300: 36 (1838)
Name: Sisal-Agave (DE); Sisal (EN); Sisal (ES)
Distribution: Spain [I]; Morocco [I]; Algeria [I]; Canary Isl. [I] (Lanzarote [I], Fuerteventura [I], Gran Canaria [I], La Gomera [I], Tenerife [I]); Cape Verde Isl. [I] (Santo Antao Isl. [I], Sao Vicente Isl. [I], Ilha de Sao Nicolau [I], Ilha de Sao Tiago [I], Fogo Isl. [I]); Gambia [I]; Guinea [I]; Burkina Faso [I]; Benin [I]; Bioko Isl. [Fernando Poo] [I]; São Tomé [I]; Central African Republic [I]; Rwanda [I]; Ethiopia [I]; Eritrea [I]; Somalia [I]; Angola [I]; Mozambique [I]; Botswana [I]; South Africa [I] (widespread); Eswatini [Swaziland] [I]; Ascension Isl. [I]; St. Helena [I]; Mozambique Channel Isl. [Iles Éparses] [I] (Ile Europa [I], Juan de Nova Isl. [I]); Mauritius [I]; La Réunion [I]; Iles Glorieuses [I]; Aldabra [I]; Seychelles [I]; China [I]; Ryukyu Isl. [I]; Bonin Isl. [I] (Hahajima [I]); Volcano Isl. [I] (Iwojima [I]); Pakistan [I]; India [I]; Bangladesh [I]; Andaman Isl. [I] (South Andaman Isl. [I]); Nicobar Isl. [I] (Central Nicobar Isl. [I], Great Nicobar Isl. [I], Little Nicobar Isl. [I]); Myanmar [I]; Thailand [I]; Cambodia [I]; South China Sea Isl. [I]; Philippines [I]; Java [I]; Solomon Isl. [I]; Solomon Isl. [I]; Australia [I] (Queensland [I]); Fiji [I]; Gilbert Isl. [I] (Abaiang [I], Tarawa [I], Nikunau [I], Arorae [I]); Banaba [Ocean] Isl. [I]; N-Line Isl. [I] (Kiritimati [I]); N-Line Isl. [I] (Tabueran [I]); Austral Isl. [I] (Tubuai [I], Rurutu [I]); Palau [I]; Northern Marianas [I] (Pagan [I]); Northern Marianas [I] (Rota [I]); Guam [I]; Fed. States of Micronesia [I] (Woleai [I], Ulithi [I]); Marshall Isl. [I] (Majuro [I], Jemo [I], Likiep [I], Jaluit [I]); Hawaii [I] (Kauai [I], Oahu [I], Molokai [I], Lanai [I], Maui [I], Kahoolawe Isl. [I], Hawaii Isl. [I], Midway Isl. [I]); USA [I] (Florida [I]); Mexico (Baja California Sur, Campeche, Chiapas, Hidalgo, Quintana Roo, Veracruz, Yucatan); Guatemala [I]; Belize [I]; Honduras [I]; Costa Rica [I]; Bahamas [I]; Cuba [I]; Cayman Isl. [I]; Jamaica [I]; Hispaniola [I]; Puerto Rico (naturalized [I]); Virgin Isl. [I] (St. John [I], Virgin Gorda [I]); St. Martin/St. Maarten [I]; St. Barthélémy [I]; Nevis [I]; St. Kitts [I]; Grenada [I]; Barbados [I]; Trinidad [I]; Curacao [I]; Isla Margarita [I]
12 spa 20 alg mor 21 cny cvi 22 ben bkn gam gui 23 bio caf rwa sao 24 eri eth som 26 ang moz 27 bot saf swz 28 asc sth 29 ald igl mau mci reu sey 36 chi 38 kzn nns oga 40 ban ind pak 41 and cbd mya ncb tha 42 jaw phi scs 43 sol 50 aus 60 fij gil oce 61 aui lin 62 gum mic mrn mrs plu 63 haw 78 usa 79 MEX 80 blz cos gua hon 81 bah bbd cay cub cur gre his jam PUE sba stk stm trt ven vir
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave amaniensis Trel. & Nowell; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1933: 465 (1933)
= Agave lamprochlora Jacobi; Abh. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Cult., Abth. Naturwiss. 1869: 150 (1869)
= Agave perlucida Jacobi; Abh. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Cult., Abth. Naturwiss. 1869: 151 (1869)
= Agave rigida var. sisalana (Perrine) Engelm.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 3: 314. t. 2-4 (reimpr. 28) (1875)
= Agave segurae D.Guillot & P.Van der Meer; Flora Montiber. 29: 30 (2005)
= Agave sisalana f. armata (Trel.) Trel.; Contr. U. S. Natl. Herb. 23: 118 (1920)
= Agave sisalana var. armata Trel.; Mem. Natl. Acad. Sci. 11: 49 (1913)
species :
Agave sobolifera Houtt.; Nat. Hist., II 8: 374 (1777)
Name: Cocuy, Maguey, Maguey de coqui, Maguey de cocuy, Maguey de costa, Pita (Cuba), Coratoe, May pole (Jamaica)
Distribution: Honduras [I]; Cuba; Cayman Isl.; Jamaica
80 hon 81 CAY CUB JAM
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave americana Lam.; (1783), nom. illeg.
= Agave morrisii Baker; Gard Chron. (1887) 1: 543 fig. 105
= Agave ornata Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 21: 59 (1865)
= Agave sobolifera f. spinidentata Hummelinck; Succulenta (Netherlands) 64: 10 (1985)
species :
Agave sobria Brandegee; Proc. Calif. Acad. Ser. II. 2: 207 (1889)
subspecies :
subsp. sobria
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Sur)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave affinis Trel.; Rep. Missouri Bot. Gard 22: 56 (1911)
= Agave carminis Trel.; Rep. Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 55 (1911)
= Agave slevinii I.M.Johnst.; Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. Ser. IV. 12: 1000 (1924)
subspecies :
subsp. frailensis Gentry; Occas. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci., 130: 54 (1978)
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Sur)
79 MEX
subspecies :
subsp. roseana (Trel.) Gentry; Occas. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci., 130: 54 (1978)
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Sur, Espirito Santo Isl.)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave roseana Trel.; Rep. Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 59 (1911)
= Agave sobriana var. roseana (Trel.) Johnston; Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., IV 12: 1003 (1921)
species :
Agave sororum A.Vázquez & Cházaro; Bol. Nakari 34(1): 26 (2023)
Distribution: Mexico (Durango, Sinaloa)
79 MEX
species :
Agave spicata Cav.; Anales Ci. nat. 5(15): 261 (1802)
Distribution: Mexico (Hidalgo)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave cohniana Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 321 (1866)
= Agave hookeri K.Koch; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 8: 104 (1865), nom. rej.
= Agave yuccifolia Redouté; Liliac. 6: t. 328 (1811)
= Agave yuccifolia var. caespitosa A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 14 (1885)
= Agave yuccifolia var. spicata (Cav.) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 15 (1885)
species :
Agave stringens Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 114 (1920)
Distribution: Mexico (Jalisco)
79 MEX
species :
Agave subsimplex Trel.; Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 60 (1911 publ. 1912)
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Norte, Sonora)
79 MEX
species :
Agave sylvesteriana Gir.-Canas; Revista Mex. Biodivers. 91(3)-e913274: 3 (2020)
Distribution: Colombia
82 CLM
species :
Agave tecta Trel.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 23: 145 (1915)
Distribution: Guatemala
80 GUA
species :
Agave temacapulinensis A.Vázquez & Cházaro; Novon 22(2): 236 (2012)
Distribution: Mexico (Jalisco)
79 MEX
species :
Agave tequilana F.A.C.Weber; Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 8: 220 (1902)
Distribution: Mexico (Colima, Guanajuato, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Sinaloa, Sonora, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave americana var. subtilis (Trel.) Valenz.-Zap. & Nabhan; Kaktus Klub 2004(1): 50 (2004)
= Agave angustifolia subsp. tequilana (F.A.C.Weber) Valenz.-Zap. & Nabhan; Kaktus Klub 2004(1): 44, 50 (2004)
= Agave palmaris Trel.; Contrib. U. S. Nat. Herb. 23: 116 (1920)
= Agave pedrosana Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 116 (1920)
= Agave pes-mulae Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 117 (1920)
= Agave pseudotequilana Trel.; Contrib. U. S. Nat. Herb. 23: 119 (1920)
= Agave subtilis Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 116 (1920)
species :
Agave thomasiae Trel.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 23: 138 (1915)
Distribution: Guatemala
80 GUA
species :
Agave titanota Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 176 (1982)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca, Puebla)
79 MEX
species :
Agave toumeyana Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 140 (1920)
Name: Toumey´s century plant
Distribution: USA (C-Arizona)
76 USA
variant :
var. bella Breitung; Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 32: 81 (1960)
Distribution: USA (C-Arizona)
76 USA
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave toumeyana subsp. bella (Breitung) Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 211 (1982)
species :
Agave triangularis Jacobi; K. Koch & Fintelm. Wochenschr. 12: 178 (1869)
Distribution: Mexico (Puebla, Oaxaca)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave hanburyi Baker; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1892: 3 (1892)
= Agave kerchovei var. inermis Baker; Gard. Chron., n.s., 7: 527 (1877)
= Agave rigidissima Jacobi; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 12: 179 (1869)
= Agave triangularis var. subintegra Trel.; Contr. U. S. Natl. Herb. 23: 138 (1920)
species :
Agave tubulata Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 45 (1913)
Distribution: Cuba
81 CUB
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave ekmanii Trel.; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 22: 374 (1926)
= Agave tubulata subsp. brevituba A.Álvarez; Rev. Jard. Bot. Nacion. Univ. Habana 5(3): 7 (1984 publ. 1985)
species :
Agave turneri R.H.Webb & Salazar-Ceseña; Brittonia 63(2): 204 (2011)
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Norte)
79 MEX
species :
Agave umbrophila (García-Mend.) Thiede; Haseltonia 17: 94 (2012)
Distribution: Mexico (Oaxaca, Guerrero)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Manfreda umbrophila García-Mend.; Revista Mex. Biodivers. 82(3): 750 (2012)
species :
Agave underwoodii Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 37 (1913)
Distribution: Cuba
81 CUB
species :
Agave utahensis Engelm.; Bot. King, Exp. 497 (1871)
Name: Utah agave
Distribution: USA (Arizona, Utah, Nevada)
76 USA
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave newberryi Engelm.; Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 3: 309 (1875)
= Agave scaphoidea Greenm. & Roush; Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 16: 391 (1929)
= Agave utahensis var. discreta M.E.Jones; Contr. W. Bot. 17: 19 (1930)
= Agave utahensis var. scaphoidea (Greenm. & Roush) Jones; Contr. W. Bot. 17: 19 (1930)
variant :
var. eborispina (Hester) Breitung; Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 32: 22 (1960)
Distribution: USA (California, Nevada)
76 USA
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave eborispina Hester; Cact. & Succ. J. Amer. 15: 13I (1943)
= Agave utahensis subsp. eborispina (Hester) Hochstätter; Cact.-Advent. Int. [Almeria] 34(121): 13 (2022)
variant :
var. kaibabensis (McKelvey) Breitung; Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 32: 21 (1960)
Name: Kaibab agave
Distribution: USA (N-Arizona)
76 USA
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave kaibabensis McKelvey; J. Arn. Arb. 30: 227 (1949)
= Agave utahensis subsp. kaibabensis (McKelvey) Gentry; Agaves of Continental N. America: 259 (1982)
variant :
var. nevadensis Engelm. ex Greenm. & Roush; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 16: 390 (1929)
Name: Nevada agave
Distribution: USA (California, Nevada)
76 USA
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave nevadensis (Engelm. ex Greenm. & Roush) Hester; Cact. & Succ. J. Amer. 15: 133 (1943)
species :
Agave valenciana Cházaro & A.Vázquez; Novon 15(4): 525 (2005)
Distribution: Mexico (Jalisco)
79 MEX
species :
Agave vazquezgarciae Cházaro & J.A.Lomelí; Novon 16(4): 459 (2006)
Distribution: Mexico (Colima, Jalisco)
79 MEX
species :
Agave vera-cruz Mill.; Dict. ed 8: n. 7 (1768)
Distribution: St. Helena [I]; La Réunion [I]; Pakistan [I]; Bhutan [I]; India [I] (Maharashtra [I]); Sri Lanka [I]; Myanmar [I]; Thailand [I]; Mexico (Oaxaca, Puebla, Veracruz)
28 sth 29 reu 40 bhu ind pak srl 41 mya tha 79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave breviscapa A.Berger ex Roster; Bull. Soc. Tosc. Ortic., Ser. IV. 1: 36 (1916)
= Agave cyanophylla Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 175 (1866)
= Agave haworthiana M.Roem.; Fam. Nat. Syn. Monogr. 4: 290 (1847)
= Agave lepida D.Dietr.; Syn. 2: 1192 (1840)
= Agave lurida Aiton; Hort. Kew. 1: 472 (1789)
= Agave magni Desf.; Tabl. École Bot., ed. 2: 33 (1815)
= Agave manguai Desf.; Tabl. École Bot., ed. 2: 33 (1815)
= Agave mexicana Lam.; Encycl. 50: 52 (1783)
= Agave polyphylla K.Koch; Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 3: 38 (1860)
= Agave vera-crucis Haw.; Syn. Pl. Succ.: 72 (1812)
= Agave vernae A.Berger; Agaven: 245 (1915)
species :
Agave verdensis W.C.Hodgs. & Salywon; Brittonia 65(1): 6 (2013)
Distribution: USA (Arizona)
76 USA
species :
Agave vicina Trel.; Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington 11: 19 (1913)
Distribution: Aruba; Bonaire; Curacao; Isla Margarita
81 ARU BON CUR VEN
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave vivipara Crantz; (1766), nom. illeg.
= Agave vivipara var. cabaiensis Hummelinck; Recueil Trav. Bot. Néerl. 33: 234 (1936)
= Agave vivipara var. cuebensis Hummelinck; Recueil Trav. Bot. Néerl. 33: 235 (1936)
species :
Agave victoriae-reginae T.Moore; Gard. Chron. N. S. 4: II. 485 (1875)
Distribution: Mexico (Coahuila, Nuevo León, Durango)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave consideranti Carrière; Rev. Hort. (Paris) 47: 429 (1875)
= Agave victoriae-reginae f. dentata Breitung; Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 32: 35 (1960)
= Agave victoriae-reginae f. latifolia Breitung; Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 32: 37 (1960)
= Agave victoriae-reginae f. longifolia Breitung; Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 32: 38 (1960)
= Agave victoriae-reginae f. longispina Breitung; Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 32: 37 (1960)
= Agave victoriae-reginae f. ornata Breitung; Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 32: 37 (1960)
= Agave victoriae-reginae f. stolonifera Jacobson; Kakteen And. Sukk. 11: 91 (1960)
= Agave victoriae-reginae subsp. swobodae Halda; Acta Mus. Richnov. Sect. Not. 7(2): 71 (2000)
species :
Agave vilmoriniana Berger; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 12: 503 (1913)
Distribution: Mexico (Aguascalientes, Chihuahua, Colima, Durango, Jalisco, Sinaloa, Sonora, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave eduardii Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 134 (1920)
= Agave houghii Trel.; Contrib. US. Nat. Herb. 23: 134 (1920)
= Agave mayoensis Gentry; Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash., No. 527 (Rio Mayo Pl.) 94 (1942)
species :
Agave vivipara L.; Sp. Pl. 323 (1753)
Distribution: Pakistan [I]; India [I] (widespread); Philippines [I]; Java [I]; Aruba; Bonaire; Curacao
40 ind pak 42 jaw phi 81 ARU BON CUR
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave bulbifera Salm-Dyck; Hort. Dyck.: 8 303 (1834)
= Agave candelabrum Tod.; Hort. Bot. Panorm. 1: 66 (1878)
= Agave cantala (Haw.) Roxb. ex Salm-Dyck; Index Pl. Succ. Hort. Dyck.: 1 (1829), nom. illeg.
= Agave cantala Roxb.; Hort. Bengal.: 25 (1814), nom. nud.
= Agave cantula Roxb.; Fl. Ind. ed. 1832. 2: 167 (1832), orth. var.
= Agave rumphii Hassk.; Tijdschr. Natuurl. Gesch. Physiol. 10: 121 (1843)
= Agave stenophylla Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 269 (1866)
= Agave vivipara (L.) Wight; Icon. Pl. Ind. Or. 6: 18 (1853), nom. illeg.
= Furcraea cantala Haw.; Suppl. Pl. Succ.: 42 (1818)
species :
Agave vizcainoensis Gentry; Occas. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci., 130: 67 (1978)
Distribution: Mexico (Baja California Sur)
79 MEX
species :
Agave wallisii Jacobi; Nachtr. Ord. Agav. 2: 78 (1871)
Distribution: Colombia (Cauca, Valle del Cauca)
82 CLM
species :
Agave warelliana De Smet ex T.Moore & Mast.; Gard. Chron., n.s., 5: 603 (1876)
Distribution: Mexico (Chiapas)
79 MEX
species :
Agave weberi J.F.Cels ex J.Poiss.; Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 7: 231 (1901)
Name: Weber´s century plant
Distribution: USA [I] (Florida [I], Texas [I]); Mexico (Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas)
77 usa 78 usa 79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave franceschiana Trel. ex Berger; Hortus Mortolensis: 12 (1912), nom. nud.
= Agave neglecta Small; Fl. S. E. U. S. ed. 1, 289 (1903)
species :
Agave wercklei F.A.C.Weber ex Wercklé; Monatsschr. Kakteenk. 17: 72 (1907)
Distribution: Costa Rica
80 COS
species :
Agave wildingii Tod.; Hort. bot. Panorm. (1886) 36 t. 32; Baker, Handb, Amaryll. 187
Distribution: Cuba
81 CUB
species :
Agave wocomahi Gentry; Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash., No. 527 (Rio Mayo Pl.) 96 (1942)
Distribution: Mexico (Chihuahua, Durango, Jalisco, Sinaloa, Sonora, Zacatecas)
79 MEX
species :
Agave xylonacantha Salm-Dyck; Bonplandia (Hannover) 7: 92 (1859)
Distribution: Mexico (Hidalgo, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Veracruz)
79 MEX
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave amurensis Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 20: 548 (1864)
= Agave carchariodonta Pamp.; Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital. 14: 591 (1907)
= Agave heteracantha var. splendens (Jacobi) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 31 (1885)
= Agave hybrida J.Verschaff.; Nursery Cat. (Jean Verschaffelt) 12: 2 (1868)
= Agave kochii Jacobi; Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 22: 117 (1866)
= Agave perbella Baker; Gard. Chron., n.s., 7: 527 (1877)
= Agave splendens Jacobi; Abh. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Cult., Abth. Naturwiss. 1870: 63 (1870)
= Agave univittata var. carchariodonta (Pamp.) Breitung; Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 31: 114 (1959)
= Agave vanderdonckii Baker; Gard. Chron. N. S. 7: I. 527 (1877)
= Agave xylacantha Anon.; Gard. Chron. N. S. 7: I. 528 (1877)
species :
Agave yavapaiensis W.C.Hodgs. & Salywon; Brittonia 65(1): 11 (2013)
Distribution: USA (Arizona)
76 USA
species :
Agave zebra Gentry; U. S. Dep. Agric., Agric. Handb. 399 (Agave Fam. Sonora): 126 (1972)
Distribution: Mexico (Sonora)
79 MEX
species :
Agave ×ajoensis W.C.Hodgs.; Novon 11: 414 (2001)
Distribution: USA (Arizona)
76 USA
Remarks: Agave deserti var. simplex x A. schottii var. schottii
species :
Agave ×arizonica Gentry & J.H.Weber; Cact. & Succ. J. Amer. 42: 223 (1970)
Name: Arizona century plant
Distribution: USA (Arizona)
76 USA
Remarks: Agave toumeyana ssp. bella x A. chrysantha
species :
Agave ×glomeruliflora (Engelm.) A.Berger; Agaven, 95 (1915)
Name: Chisos Mountain century plant
Distribution: USA (Texas); Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi)
77 USA 79 MEX
Remarks: Agave lecheguilla x neomexicana and/or A. havardiana
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave heteracantha f. glomeruliflora Engelm.; Gard. Chron., n. s. 19: 48 (1883)
= Agave lechuguilla f. glomeruliflora (Engelm.) Trel.; Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23: 136 (1920)
= Agave ×chisosensis C.H.Mull.; Amer. Midl. Naturalist 21: 763 (1939)
species :
Agave ×leopoldii W.Watson; Gard. & Forest 6: 394 (1893), nom. cons.
Distribution: Mexico
79 MEX
Remarks: Agave filifera x A. schidigera
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave ×disceptata J.R.Drumm.; Bot. Mag. 138: t. 8451 (1912)
species :
Agave ×peacockii Croucher; Gard. Chron. (1873) 1400. I. 283
Distribution: Mexico (Hidalgo, Oaxaca, Puebla)
79 MEX
Remarks: Agave kerchovei x marmorata
Synonyms: hidden
= Agave ghiesbreghtii var. peacockii (Croucher) A.Terracc.; Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave: 35 (1885)
= Agave macroacantha var. latifolia Trel.; Rep. (Annual) Missouri Bot. Gard. 18: 251 (1907)
= Agave roezliana var. peacockii (Croucher) Trel.; L. H. Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1: 237 (1914)
species :
Agave ×pumila De Smet. ex Baker; Handb. Amaryll. (1888) 172
Distribution: Mexico (Coahuila)
79 MEX
Remarks: Agave asperrima x A. nickelsiae
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