Agave obscura Schiede

 

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First Description


Linnaea 5: 464, 1830; Linnaea 18: 413, 1844




Synonyms


Agave brauniana Jacobi (1866)
    (Hamburger Garten- und Blumenzeitung 22: 216, 1866)




Agave caribaea Verschaffelt (1873)



Agave chloracantha Salm-Dyck (1859)
    (Bonplandia 7: 93, 1859)




Agave densiflora Hooker (1857)
    (Curtis's Botanical Magazine 83: t. 5006, 1857)




Agave densiflora var. angustifolia Hort ex Besaucèle
    (nom. illeg., Art. 53.1)



Agave densiflora var. foliis striatis aureis Hort ex Besaucèle
    (nom. inval., Art. 24.2)



Agave flaccifolia Berger (1915)
    (Die Agaven: 42, 1915)




Agave hookeri Hort ex Besaucèle



Agave lamprochlora Jacobi (1868)
    (Nachtraege I in Abh. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Cult., Abth. Naturwiss., 1868: 35, 1868)




Agave micracantha Baker (1877)



Agave muilmannii Jacobi (1870)
    (Nachtraege II in Abh. Schles. Ges. Vaterl. Cult., Abth. Naturwiss. 1870: 76-77, 1870)




Agave myriacantha Hort ex Besaucèle



Agave polyacantha Jacobi



Agave polyacantha var. densiflora (Hooker) Terracciano (1858)
    (A. Terracciano: Primo Contributo ad una Monografia delle Agave: 27, 1885)




Agave polyacantha var. xalapensis (Roezl ex Jacobi) Gentry (1982)
    (Agaves of Continental North America: 230, 1982)




Agave uncinata Jacobi (1865)
    (Hamburger Garten- und Blumenzeitung 21: 165, 1865)




Agave xalapensis Roezl ex Jacobi (1865)
    (Hamburger Garten- und Blumenzeitung 21: 61, 1865)





Literature


Gentry, H. S.: Agaves of Continental North America: 161-164, 1982



Ullrich, B.: Agave obscura Schiede y Agave horrida Lemaire ex Jacobi ssp. perotensis Ullrich ssp. nov.




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Basic Data

Subgenus

Littaea

Section

Micracanthae

Diameter

up to 100cm

Inflorescence

Flower Color

reddish

Flowering Time

Reproduction

branching after bloom, seed, ev.bulbils

Common Name


Natural Location

Occurrence

Oaxaca, Puebla, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Veracruz


Remarks

In Genty this taxon appears as Agave polyacantha var. xalapensis

Agave poliacantha is historically not derivable



 

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Indoor Summer

Exposition

half shady

Watering

plenty


Indoor Winter

Temperature

keep over 6°C / 43°F

Soil

keep moderately moist


Outdoor

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Hardiness