Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00085400
Occurrence ID (GUID): ab489d44-89df-4d74-8561-2bb2cb1b0e5f
Taxon: Agave parryi Engelm.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   31383   
Date: 2017-05-26
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon, Daniela and Scott Newth
Locality: USA, Arizona, Yavapai, Coconino National Forest, east of Interstate 17, Horse Mesa, just east of village of Oak Creek.
34.782136  -111.70559  NAD 83/WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 435443E 3849110N
Elevation: 1577 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 5175 ft
Habitat: Juniperus open woodland, on top of mesa.
Substrate: Basalt.
Associated Species: Juniperus, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Quercus turbinella, Yucca baccata, Opuntia phaeacantha, Hilaria belangeri, Agave cf. chrysantha.
Description: Occasional, single, leaves dried, tan, flower stalk ca 4-2/3 m tall, 57 mm in diameter ca 1-3/4 m above ground, inflorescence paniculate, the lateral branches 27, perpendicular-ascending to flower stalk, down ca 1/2 of flower stalk, flowers opened and measured 29 May 2017, with tepals erect, tepal lobes soon wilting, conduplicate, ovary dark green flushed with purple-maroon, neck lighter, tube light green-yellow with very faint maroon, outer tepal lobes dark yellow-light green, darker towards apices, tips brown, white fuzzy within, inner tepals light green-yellow, keel darker tannish, filaments, style chartreuse, anthers yellow; flower measurements after Gentry (1982) in mm: tl=62, o=27x8.5, n=11, tu=10.5(h)x19(w), fil ins=9, 8.5, fil=40, a=14, outer tepal=16x7(base), 3(mid), inner tepal=15.25x8(base), 3.2(mid), sty=41.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Notes: Sheet 2 of 3.
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Record Id: ab489d44-89df-4d74-8561-2bb2cb1b0e5f
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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