Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00081175
Occurrence ID (GUID): 776b67a4-828a-4ff5-897b-09f614a4aa73
Taxon: Agave palmeri Engelm.
Identification Qualifier: cf.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30592   
Date: 2015-08-08
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon, Adelheid Fisher
Locality: USA, Arizona, Gila County, Sierra Ancha Mountains, west of Cherry Creek, across from China Creek, along FSR 203 (Cherry Creek Road).
33.917138  -110.911335
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 508196E 3752972N
Elevation: 1303 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 4274 ft
Habitat: Juniper-emory oak woodland, east-facing roadside disturbed 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, plant cloning(?), stalk ca 8 m tall, 42 mm in diameter at 1-3/4 m high, lateral branches 18, down 1/2 of stalk, perpendicular-ascending; ovary, neck, tube, light chartreuse-cream, tepal lobes, filaments cream-yellow, outer tepals brown-tipped, anthers yellow, style light cream-yellow with very slight maroon flush; ovary not much angled, tepal lobes clasping; flower measurements after Gentry (1982) in mm, during anthesis: tl=52, o=25x7.25, n=3, tu=13x13, outer tep=13x7(base), 5.5(mid), inner tep=12x7.5(base), 2.5(mid), fil ins=7, 7.5, fil=44, a=14, sty=49; tl=49, o=23x7, n=3.5 tu=13(h) x 13(w), outer tep=14x7(base), 5.5(mid), inner tep=12x7(base), 5(mid), fil ins=7, 7.5, fil=46, a=14, sty=50.
Notes: Sheet 4 of 4; photos only.
Specimen Images
Record Id: 776b67a4-828a-4ff5-897b-09f614a4aa73
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