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Taxon: Agave fourcroydes Lem.

 
Genus: Agave
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Nomen number: 5436
Place of publication: Ill. Hort. 11(Misc.):65. 1864
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Feb-2015
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber (one of the main sources of sisal fide Gentry 1982); fiber (one of the main sources of sisal fide Gentry 1982)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Yucatan]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  5. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. Gentry, H. S. 1972. The agave family in Sonora U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 399:138.
  8. Gentry, H. S. 1982. Agaves of continental North America. 1982 (Agave NAmer) 573, 575-576.
  9. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. (L Macar ed4)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)

Check other web resources for Agave fourcroydes Lem. :

  • 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=5436. Accessed 19 February 2019.