1. Family: Asparagaceae Juss.
    1. Agave L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Central & E. U.S.A. to Venezuela, Caribbean.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, California, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois, Indiana, Jamaica, Kentucky, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Missouri, Netherlands Antilles, Nevada, New Mexico, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Panamá, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Utah, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Virginia, West Virginia, Windward Is.

    Introduced into:

    Albania, Aldabra, Algeria, Amsterdam-St.Paul Is, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Ascension, Azores, Baleares, Bangladesh, Benin, Bermuda, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil Southeast, Burundi, Cambodia, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Corse, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Ecuador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, France, Free State, Gambia, Gilbert Is., Greece, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hawaii, India, Italy, Juan Fernández Is., Korea, Kriti, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Libya, Line Is., Madagascar, Madeira, Marianas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Mozambique Channel I, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Ogasawara-shoto, Pakistan, Peru, Portugal, Queensland, Rwanda, Réunion, Sardegna, Senegal, Seychelles, Sicilia, Society Is., Solomon Is., Somalia, Southwest Caribbean, Spain, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Swaziland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, West Himalaya, Yugoslavia

    Agave L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    United Kingdom 19053.000

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 323 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China
    The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0