Genus: Agave L.

 
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Alternate family(ies): Agavaceae
Common names: agave
Genus number: 292
Last updated: 19-Jan-2010
Accession Count: 469 (22 active, 18 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Good-Avila, S. V. et al. 2006. Timing and rate of speciation in Agave (Agavaceae). Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 103:9124-9129.
  • Hodgson, W. C. 2001. Taxonomic novelties in American Agave. (Novon) 11:410-416.
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):

Images:

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Check Index Nomninum Genericorum for Agave
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/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=292. Accessed 15 November 2018.