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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.
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

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


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]


References:

  1. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  2. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  3. Facciola, S. 1998. Cornucopia II: a source book of edible plants Note: Kampong Publications
  4. Gentry, H. S. 1972. The agave family in Sonora. U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 399:10,22. Note: mentions
  5. Gentry, H. S. 1982. Agaves of continental North America
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  7. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  8. Vázquez-García et al. 2004. Flora del norte de Jalisco y etnobotánica Huichola. Serie Fronteras de Biodivesidad 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=1727. Accessed 24 August 2019.