TITLE

REVISIÓN TAXONÓMICA DEL COMPLEJO AGAVE POTATORUM ZUCC. (AGAVACEAE): NUEVOS TAXA Y NEOTIPIFICACIÓN

AUTHOR(S)
García-Mendoza, Abisaí Josué
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Acta Botanica Mexicana;abr2010, Issue 91, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The Agave potatorum complex, of group Hiemiflorae, is revised. Two new taxa from Oaxaca, Agave nussaviorum and A. nussaviorum subsp. deltoidea, are described and illustrated. The new species is compared with Agave seemanniana Jacobi and A. potatorum Zucc. Information concerning its distribution, ethnobotany, and phenology, and an identification key to the taxa of the complex are provided.
ACCESSION #
49572786

 

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