Agave filifera ssp. schidigera (Lemaire) Ullrich

Medium sized, very beautiful plant with sometimes very dense white hairs and extremely symmetrical shape. Suited for pot and garden

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First Description


British Cactus & Succulent Journal 10(3): 65, 1992




Synonyms


Agave disceptata Drummond (1912)
    (Curtis's Botanical Magazine 138: t. 8451, 1912)




Agave filifera var. adornata Scheidweiler (1861)
    (Wochenschrift des Vereines Beförderung des Gartenbaues Königlich Preussischen Staaten 4: 287, 1861)




Agave filifera var. angustifolia Lemaire (1865)



Agave filifera var. ignescens Lemaire (1865)



Agave filifera var. pannosa Scheidweiler



Agave filifera var. schidigera (Lemaire) Terracciano (1885)
    (A. Terracciano: Primo Contributo ad una Monografia delle Agave: 19, 1885)



Agave perplexans Trelease (1914)
    (L. H. Bailey: The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture 1: 238, 1914)




Littaea roezlii Roezl (1861)
    (nom. inval., Art. 34.1b)



Agave schidigera Lemaire (1861) (Basionym)
    (L'Illustration Horticole 8: t. 289, 1861, & t. 330, 1862)




Agave schidigera var. angustifolia Lemaire (1865)



Agave schidigera var. ignescens Lemaire (1865)



Agave schidigera var. plumosa Lemaire (1865)



Agave schidigera var. taylorii (Besaucčle) Jacobsen (1955)



Agave taylorii Hort. ex Besaucčle (1874)
    (Gardeners' Chronicle, n.ser., v. 1(2): 60, 1874)




Agave vestita S. Watson (1890)
    (Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 25: 163, 1890)




Agave wightii Drummond (1907)
    (Annual Report of the Missouri Botanical Garden 18: 27, 1907)





Literature


Ullrich, B.: On the Discovery of Agave schidigera Lemaire and Status of Certain Taxa of the Section Xysmagave iI>Berger, 1992



Gentry, H. S.: Agaves of Continental North America: 119-121, 1982




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Basic Data

Subgenus

Littaea

Section

Filiferae

Diameter

up to 70cm

Inflorescence

3m

Flower Color

green to yellow, with purple

Flowering Time

April - June

Reproduction

seed

Common Name


Natural Location

Occurrence

Sonora, Chihuahua, Sinaloa, Durango, Nayarit, Jalisco, Zacatecas, Aguascalientes


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Inflorescence

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Various

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Indoor Summer

Exposition

sunny to half shady

Watering

moderately


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep frost free

Soil

keep slightly moist


Outdoor

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