List of Agave species

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As of May 2019, the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families and Plants of the World Online recognize about 270 species of Agave plus a number of natural hybrids. This includes species formerly placed in Manfreda and Polianthes.[1] Other sources may use different circumscriptions.[2][3][4][5][6][7]

A[edit]

A. americana

B[edit]

A. bracteosa

C[edit]

A. chiapensis

D[edit]

A. deserti

E[edit]

F[edit]

  • Agave felgeri Gentry – Mescalito - Sonora
  • Agave filifera Salm-Dyck – Thread-leaf Agave - Querétaro to México State, Aguascalientes, Hidalgo, San Luis Potosí
  • Agave flexispina Trel. - Chihuahua, Durango
  • Agave fortiflora Gentry - Sonora
  • Agave fourcroydes Lem. – Henequen, Maguey Henequen, Mexican Sisal - Mexico, Guatemala; naturalized in West Indies, Italy, Canary Islands
  • Agave funkiana K.Koch & C.D.Bouché – Ixtle de Jaumav - Mexico (Tamaulipas to Chiapas)
  • Agave fusca (Ravenna) Thiede & Eggli – Guatemala

G[edit]

A. guiengola

H[edit]

I–J[edit]

K–L[edit]

A. lechuguilla

M[edit]

A. murpheyi

N[edit]

O[edit]

P–Q[edit]

A. parviflora
  • Agave quilae (Art.Castro & Aarón Rodr.) Thiede & Govaerts - Mexico (Jalisco)

R[edit]

S[edit]

A. sisalana

T[edit]

A. tequilana

U–V[edit]

A. victoriae-reginae

W–Z[edit]

Formerly included[edit]

Manfreda and Polianthes species are included in Agave.[9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Search for "Agave", World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2014-06-24
  2. ^ Gentry, H. S. 1982. Agaves of Continental North America i–xiv, 1–670. The University of Arizona Press, Tucson.
  3. ^ Biota of North America Program, 2013 county distribution maps
  4. ^ Espejo Serena, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1993). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 1(1): 1-76. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F..
  5. ^ Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (1994). Flora Mesoamericana 6: 1-543. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F..
  6. ^ Fournet, J. (2002). Flore illustrée des phanérogames de Guadeloupe et de Martinique 2: 1325-2538. Gondwana editions.
  7. ^ Atlas of Living Australia, genus Agave
  8. ^ Starr, Greg; Etter, Julia; Kristen, Martin (2018). "Agave cremnophila (Agavaceae) a new species from southeastern Oaxaca, Mexico". Agave cremnophila (Agavaceae) a new species from southeastern Oaxaca, Mexico. 90 (1): 39-45.
  9. ^ "Manfreda", World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2019-04-13
  10. ^ "Polianthes", World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2019-05-30