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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.
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)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Yucatán]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  4. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Agave+fourcroydes&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Gentry, H. S. 1972. The agave family in Sonora. U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 399:138.
  7. Gentry, H. S. 1982. Agaves of continental North America 573, 575-576.
  8. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  10. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  11. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

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 20 October 2019.