1. Family: Asparagaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Agave L.
      1. Agave tequilana F.A.C.Weber

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

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mexico Central, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest

    Agave tequilana F.A.C.Weber appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Rose, J.N. [s.n.], Mexico K001034151

    First published in Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 8: 220 (1902)

    Accepted by

    • García-Mendoza, A. & Chiang, F. (2003). The confusion of Agave vivipara L. and A. angustifolia Haw., two distinct taxa Brittonia 55: 82-87.
    • Albano, P.-O. (2003). La Conaissance des Plantes Exotiques: 1-324. Édisud, Aix-en-Provence.
    • Eggli, U. (ed.) (2001). Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants: Monocotyledons: 1-354. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • 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
    '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.

    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