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  1. Family: Asparagaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Agave L.
      1. Agave attenuata Salm-Dyck

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & Central Mexico.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mexico Central, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest

    Introduced into:

    Canary Is., Libya, Madeira, New Zealand North, Sicilia

    Accepted Infraspecifics

    Other Data

    Agave attenuata Salm-Dyck appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in Hort. Dyck.: 303 (1834)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • Hernández-Vera, G., Cházaro Basañez, M. & Flores-Berrios, E. (2007). Inventory and distribution of Agave (Agavaceae) species in Jalisco, Mexico Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 1: 499-509.
    • Albano, P.-O. (2003). La Conaissance des Plantes Exotiques: 1-324. Édisud, Aix-en-Provence.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
    • 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.
    • Jafri, S.M.H. & El-Gadi, A. (eds.) (1986). Flora of Libya 121: 1-19. Al-Faateh University, Tripoli.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • 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.
    • Jafri, S.M.H. & El-Gadi, A. (eds.) (1986). Flora of Libya 121: 1-19. Al-Faateh University, Tripoli.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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