Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00083153
Occurrence ID (GUID): e1cd803f-01b0-4e4d-8faf-676ad5d1bbbb
Taxon: Agave palmeri Engelm.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30890   
Date: 2016-07-19
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon, Chris Roll
Locality: USA, Arizona, Cochise County, Coronado National Forest, along Pinery Canyon Road in Pinery Canyon east of turnoff to Chiricahua National Monument, just west of North Fork Canyon/creek.
31.970942  -109.322974
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 658464E 3538443N
Elevation: 1743 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 5718 ft
Habitat: Juniper-Arctostaphylos-Quercus association, southeast-facing shaly, open rocky slope.
Substrate: Rhyolite.
Associated Species: Nolina microcarpa, Quercus emoryi, Quercus grisea, Arctostaphylos, Mimosa aculeaticarpa var. biuncifera, Juniperus, Yucca so-called schottii, Gymnosperma glutinosum, Penstemon linarioides, Eriogonum wrightii, Commelina.
Description: Occasional, plant small, non-suckering, leaves green, drying brown and maroon-rose, flower stalk ca 3-5/6 m tall, 31 mm in diameter at 1-3/4 m up from ground, inflorescence paniculate, lateral branches 16, perpendicular-ascending, down 45% of stalk, ovary, neck light chartreuse-light cream, tube light cream (-light chartreuse), tepal lobes light cream (-light chartreuse) with flush of maroon, outer tepal lobes brown-tipped apically, filaments, style light cream, deeply flushed with maroon-purple, anthers maroon-purple-light yellow, stigma light yellow, tepals clasping, ovary slightly angulate; flower measurements after Gentry (1982) in mm, beginning anthesis: tl=55, o=24.5x8.5, n=6, tu=15.5hx14w, fil ins=7.5, 9.5, fil=47, a=15, outer tepal lobe 11.5x6.5(base), 4(mid), inner tepal lobe 11.5x7(base), 4.2(mid), sty=70; tl=55, o=24x9.5, n=7, tu=16hx16w, fil ins=8.5, 9.5, fil=41, a=16, outer tepal lobe 10x7(base), 5(mid), inner tepal lobe 11x7(base), 5(mid), sty=72.
Reproductive Condition: fruit
Notes: Sheet 1 of 3.
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Record Id: e1cd803f-01b0-4e4d-8faf-676ad5d1bbbb
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