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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico.

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest

Introduced into:

Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Portugal

Agave salmiana Otto ex Salm-Dyck appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
anon. [s.n.] K000564955
anon. [s.n.] K000564843
anon. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000564950
anon. [s.n.] K000564954
anon., United Kingdom K000564951
anon. [s.n.] K000564946
anon. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000564953
anon. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000564952
anon. [s.n.] K000564947
anon. [s.n.], United Kingdom K000564949
anon. [s.n.] K000564956

First published in Bonplandia (Hannover) 7: 88 (1859)

Accepted by

  • Albano, P.-O. (2003). La Conaissance des Plantes Exotiques: 1-324. Édisud, Aix-en-Provence.
  • 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.
  • García-Mendoza, A.J. (2011). Flora del Valle de Tehuacán-Cuicatlán 88: 1-95. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Not accepted by

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

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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/
© 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 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