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Taxon: Agave salmiana Otto ex Salm-Dyck

 
Genus: Agave
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 1727
Place of publication: Bonplandia 7:88. 1859
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Jun-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: beverage base (principal source of pulque fide Gentry); beverage base (principal source of pulque fide Gentry)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila, Durango, San Luis Potosi, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Colima, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Oaxaca, Puebla]


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]


References:

  1. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  2. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  3. Facciola, S. Cornucopia II: a source book of edible plants. 1998 (Cornucopia II)
  4. Gentry, H. S. 1972. The agave family in Sonora U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 399:10,22.
  5. Gentry, H. S. Agaves of continental North America. 1982 (Agave NAmer)
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  7. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  8. Vázquez-García et al. 2004. Flora del norte de Jalisco y etnobotánica Huichola. Serie Fronteras de Biodivesidad. 2004- (F NJalisco) 1:63.

Check other web resources for Agave salmiana Otto ex Salm-Dyck :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=1727. Accessed 18 October 2018.