Agave sisalana Perrine

 



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First Description


Congr. Doc. 564: 8, 9, 16, 47, 60, 86, Sen. Doc. 300: 36, 105, 140 (2nd Session 25 Cong., U.S.A.), 1838




Synonyms


Agave houlettii Jacobi (1866)



Agave houlletiana Cels ex Jacobi (1866)



Agave laevis Hort. ex Baker (1892)



Agave rigida var. sisalana (Perrine) Engelmann (1875)
    (Transactions of the Academy of Science of St. Louis 3: 316, 1875)




Agave sisalana fa. armata (Trelease) Hort.
    (nom. inval., Art. 29.1)



Agave sisalana fa. marginata Medina (1955)



Agave sisalana fa. medio-picta Medina (1955)



Agave sisalana var. armata Trelease (1913)
    (Agave in the West Indies; Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences 11: 49, 1913)





Literature


Gentry, H. S.: Agaves of Continental North America: 628-631, 1982



Trelease, W.: Agave in the West Indies, Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci. 11: 49, 1913




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Basic Data

Subgenus

Agave

Section

Viviparae

Diameter

up to 300cm

Inflorescence

Flower Color

greenish-yellow

Flowering Time

Reproduction

suckers, bulbils, seed

Common Name


Natural Location

Occurrence

Chiapas


Remarks

The fibre Agave worldwide, crtainly selected from wild plants of Agave vivipara. Tolerates heavy soil





 

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Indoor Summer

Exposition

sunny to half shady

Watering

plenty


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep over 12C / 54F

Soil

keep moderately moist


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