Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00081166
Occurrence ID (GUID): 1e1684b7-164b-424f-b89a-35fcbeb30d30
Taxon: Agave palmeri Engelm.
Identification Qualifier: cf.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30594   
Date: 2015-08-08
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon, Adelheid Fisher
Locality: USA, Arizona, Gila County, Sierra Ancha Mountains, southwest of PB Creek, west of Cherry Creek, along FSR 203 (Cherry Creek Road).
33.928726  -110.921947
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 507214E 3754256N
Elevation: 1360 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 4462 ft
Habitat: Juniper-emory oak woodland, east-facing rocky slope.
Associated Species: Juniperus, Juniperus deppeana, Quercus emoryi, Quercus turbinella, Pinus edulis, Arctostaphylos, Opuntia phaeacantha, Opuntia engelmannii, Agave parryi, Agave cf. chrysantha, Acacia angustissima, Brickellia californica, Bothriochloa barbinodis, Eriodictyon angustifolium, Hilaria belangeri.
Description: Occasional, 2 plants, stalk ca 5-2/3 m tall, lateral branches 12, down 2/5 of stalk, perpendicular-ascending; ovary, neck light chartreuse, glaucous, tube cream-light chartreuse, tepal lobes, filaments, style light yellow flushed with maroon (filaments, style lighter basally), outer tepals brown-tipped, anthers yellow; ovary not angled, tepal lobes clasping; flower measurements after Gentry (1982) in mm, beginning anthesis: tl=61, o=27x8, n=8, tu=15x14, outer tep=12x7(base), 5(mid), inner tep=11x6(base), 5(mid), fil ins=9, 9, fil=40, a=14, sty=49; tl=62, o=29x8, n=7.25, tu=15(h) x 14(w), outer tep=13x7(base), 5.25(mid), inner tep=12x7(base), 4.25(mid), fil ins=8.5, 9, fil=42, a=13.5, sty=47.
Notes: Sheet 4 of 4; photos only.
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Record Id: 1e1684b7-164b-424f-b89a-35fcbeb30d30
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