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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. New Mexico to Central Mexico.

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, New Mexico, Texas

Introduced into:

Canary Is., Spain

Agave lechuguilla Torr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 28, 2006 Mulford, A.I. [295], USA K000455007
Jul 28, 2006 Wright, C. [682] K000455009
Jul 28, 2006 Mex, N. [1907], Mexico K000455008 Unknown type material
Jul 28, 2006 Wynd, F.L. [380], Mexico K000455010
Jul 27, 2006 English, C. [21303], USA K000455006
Jul 27, 2006 Palmer, E. [1311], Mexico K000455011
Jul 27, 2006 Mabry, T.J. [s.n.], USA K000455005
Jul 27, 2006 Bourgeau, M. [411], Mexico K000455012
Jul 27, 2006 Newman, M. [423], Mexico K000455013
Jul 26, 2006 s.coll. [43523], USA K000455002
Jul 26, 2006 Vasey, G.R. [s.n.], USA K000455003
Jul 26, 2006 Mabry, T.J. [s.n.], USA K000455004
Jul 26, 2006 Shaw, H. [s.n.], USA K000455001
s.coll. [s.n.], Chihuahua K001097390 Unknown type material

First published in W.H.Emory, Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound. 2(1): 213 (1858)

Accepted by

  • Albano, P.-O. (2003). La Conaissance des Plantes Exotiques: 1-324. Édisud, Aix-en-Provence.
  • Aymerich, P. (2019). Notes sobre flora allòctona a Catalunya. II Butlletí de la Institució Catalana d’Història Natural 83: 3-21.
  • Espejo Serena, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1993). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 1(1): 1-76. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002). Flora of North America North of Mexico 26: 1-723. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Verloove, F. & al. (2019). A synopsis of feral Agave and Fucraea (Agavaceae, Asparagaceae s. lat.) in the Canary islands (Spain) Plant Ecology and Evolution 152: 470-498.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Aymerich, P. (2019). Notes sobre flora allòctona a Catalunya. II Butlletí de la Institució Catalana d’Història Natural 83: 3-21.
  • Espejo Serena, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1993). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 1(1): 1-76. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002). Flora of North America North of Mexico 26: 1-723. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Verloove, F. & al. (2019). A synopsis of feral Agave and Fucraea (Agavaceae, Asparagaceae s. lat.) in the Canary islands (Spain) Plant Ecology and Evolution 152: 470-498.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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