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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Colima, Jalisco).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Mexico Southwest

Agave ortgiesiana (Baker) Trel. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Palmer, E. [1070], Mexico Agave colimana K000524807
Palmer, E. [1070], Mexico Agave colimana K000524806
Palmer, E. [1070], Mexico Agave colimana K000524805

First published in L.H.Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1: 238 (1914)

Not accepted by

  • 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. [Cited as Agave colimana.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Agave schidigera var. ortgiesiana.]

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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