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Taxon: Agave wercklei F. A. C. Weber ex Wercklé

Genus: Agave
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 1753
Place of publication: Monatsschr. Kakteenk. 17:72, 122. 1907
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Jul-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica


  1. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  2. Gentry, H. S. 1982. Agaves of continental North America
  3. Smith, G. F. & E. M. A. Steyn. 2003. The correct author citation and date of publication of the name Agave wercklei (Agavaceae). Taxon 52:619-620.

Check other web resources for Agave wercklei F. A. C. Weber ex Wercklé :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=1753. Accessed 20 October 2019.