University of Arizona Herbarium
Catalog #: 265588
Occurrence ID (GUID): ff5eabb8-e5e9-49d2-b522-1a52f252779c
Taxon: Agave americana var. oaxacensis H.S.Gentry
Family: Asparagaceae
Determiner: H.S. Gentry (1952)
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Collector: H.S. Gentry   12080   
Date: 28 August 1952
Verbatim Date:August 28 to September 1, 1952
Locality: Mexico, Oaxaca, 6-8 mi NE of Cd. Oaxaca along road to Ixtlan.
Elevation: 1524-1829 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 5000-6000 ft
Habitat: Steep rocky slopes with disturbed, mixed, deciduous forest
Description: Large, single, radial, glaucous to white-glaucous, rosettes with large heads. Used both for mescal and fibre.
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Record Id: ff5eabb8-e5e9-49d2-b522-1a52f252779c
Rights Holder: University Of Arizona
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