Agave ghiesbreghtii Lemaire ex Jacobi

 

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First Description


Hamburger Garten- und Blumenzeitung 20: 545, 1864




Synonyms


Agave huehueteca Standley & Steyermark (1943)
    (Publications of the Field Museum of Natural History, Botanical Series 23(1): 4, 1943)




Agave inghami Hort. ex Verschaffelt (1872)
    (Cat. n. 16: 11, 1871-72)



Agave leguayana Verschaffelt (1868)
    (Cat. n. 12: 2, 1868)



Agave purpusorum Berger (1915)
    (Die Agaven: 3, Fig. 25, 1915)




Agave roezliana Baker (1877)
    (Gardeners' Chronicle, n. ser., v. 7: 528, 1877)




Agave roezliana var. inghamii Hort. ex Baker (1877)



Agave roezlii Hort. ex Berger (1915)
    (nom. inval., Art. 61.1)




Literature


Gentry, H. S.: Agaves of Continental North America: 141-142, 1982




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Basic Data

Subgenus

Littaea

Section

Marginatae

Diameter

up to 70cm

Inflorescence

Flower Color

greenish-brown to purple

Flowering Time

Reproduction

many suckers, seed, rarely bulbils

Common Name


Natural Location

Occurrence

Chiapas, Guerrero, Mexico, Oaxaca, Puebla, Guatemala


Remarks

Occurs probably only in Chiapas and Guatemala and not in Puebla and Oaxaca (as cited in Gentry)

Some specimens resemble in their habitat Agave horrida



 

Young

Adult

Inflorescence

Flower

Various

Various

Various

Various

Various

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Indoor Summer

Exposition

sunny to half shady

Watering

plenty


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep over 6C / 43F

Soil

keep moderately moist


Outdoor

Sun Tolerance

Hydration

Hardiness