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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (W. & S. Chihuahua, N. Durango).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Mexico Northeast

Agave flexispina Trel. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Palmer, E. [330], Mexico K000524815 Unknown type material
Palmer, E. [330], Mexico K000524816 Unknown type material

First published in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23: 133 (1920)

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.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Klopper, R.R., Smith, G.F., Figueiredo, E. & Crouch, N.R. (2010). Notes on Agave palmeri Engelm. (Agavaceae) and its allies in the Ditepalae Bradleya. Yearbook of the British Cactus and Succulent Society 28: 53-66.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Klopper, R.R., Smith, G.F., Figueiredo, E. & Crouch, N.R. (2010). Notes on Agave palmeri Engelm. (Agavaceae) and its allies in the Ditepalae Bradleya. Yearbook of the British Cactus and Succulent Society 28: 53-66.

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/
© 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