1. Family: Asparagaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Agave L.
      1. Agave polyacantha Haw.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Oaxaca, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas, Veracruz).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest

    Agave polyacantha Haw. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Brown, N.E. [s.n.] K001096497 neotype
    Brown, N.E. [s.n.] K001096498 neotype
    Brown, N.E. [s.n.] K001096499
    Trelease, W. [s.n.] Agave engelmannii K001096500
    Trelease, W. [s.n.] Agave engelmannii K001096501

    First published in Saxifrag. Enum. 2: 35 (1821)

    Accepted by

    • 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.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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