Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00081140
Occurrence ID (GUID): 72f3fe39-b541-4955-858a-e25c7b9d2d48
Taxon: Agave palmeri Engelm.
Identification Qualifier: cf.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30586   
Date: 2015-08-08
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon, Adelheid Fisher
Locality: USA, Arizona, Gila County, Sierra Ancha Mountains, Sierra Ancha Wilderness Area, along FSR 203 (Cherry Creek Road).
33.911726  -110.910843
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 508242E 3752372N
Elevation: 1298 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 4257 ft
Habitat: Juniper-emory oak woodland, east-facing roadcut slope.
Associated Species: Juniperus, Juniperus deppeana, Quercus emoryi, Arctostaphylos, Opuntia phaeacantha, Opuntia engelmannii, Agave parryi, Agave cf. chrysantha, Acacia angustissima, Hilaria belangeri.
Description: Occasional, plant single, stalk ca 6 m tall, 50 mm in diameter at 1-3/4 m height, lateral branches 9, down 1/4 of stalk, ascending, ovary, neck, tube, tepal lobes light cream-very light chartreuse green, outer tepals conspicuously brown-tipped, filaments maroon flushed, anthers yellow/maroon, style maroon; ovary not angled, tepal lobes clasping; flower measurements after Gentry (1982) in mm, beginning anthesis: tl=52, o=27x8.5, n=2, outer tep=13x7(base), 4(mid), inner tep=12.5x5.5(base), 4(mid), fil ins=4, 5.5, fil=49, a=19, sty=48; during anthesis: tl=49, o=23x8, n=2.5, tu=13(h) x 12(w), outer tep=12x6(base), 3.5(mid), inner tep=11x6(base), 5(mid), fil ins=4, 5, fil=39, a=15, sty=44.
Notes: Sheet 3 of 4.
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Record Id: 72f3fe39-b541-4955-858a-e25c7b9d2d48
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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