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Ghiesbreghtia mollis Roezl
Gartenflora 10: 122 1861nom. inval. genus name not validly published
Family: AGAVACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Agave attenuata Salm-Dyck
Hort. Dyck. (1834) 303.

Ghiesbreghtia mollis (Agave attenuata) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Agave attenuata Salm-Dyck
Hort. Dyck. (1834) 303.
Synonymy: 18 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Agave attenuata subs. dentata B.Ullrich
Haseltonia 12: 27. 2007 [16 Jan 2007] nom. inval.

Accepted name in llifle Database:
Agave attenuata var. serrulata A.Terracc. in A.Terracc.
Prim. Contr. Monogr. Agave 21, t. IV. 1885
Synonymy: 2
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Fox Tail Agave, Swan's Neck Agave, Dragon Tree Agave, Foxtail Agave, Soft Leaved Agave, Gooseneck Succulent, Spineless Century Plant, Elephant’s trunk, Swan's Neck, Lion's Tail
ARABIC ( لعربية ): أجاف اتنيواتا
ESTONIAN (Eesti): Händagaav
FRENCH (Français): Agave à cou de cygne, Agave à queue de renard
GERMAN (Deutsch): Drachenbaum-Agave
PERSIAN (فارسی): آگاوه اتنواتا
PORTUGUESE (Português): Agave-dragão, Pescoço-de-cisne
RUSSIAN (Русский): Агава оттянутая
TURKISH (Türkçe): Kuğuboynu sabırı
UKRAINIAN (Українська): Агава атенуата

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Agave attenuata group

  • Agave attenuata Salm-Dyck: Produces smooth curving trunks with wide, powdery green, soft, pliable, harmless leaves.
  • Agave attenuata f. variegata hort.: (a.k.a. 'mediopicta aurea') the leaves are marked with contrasting creamy yellow stripes that varies considerably from plant to plant, some are almost completely green with only few thin cream stripes while - on the other extreme - we can found almost completely white ones.

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Flowering habit at Kula, Maui, Hawaii, USA. November 14, 2003. (Agave attenuata) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr
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Habit at Makawao, Maui, Hawaii, USA. May 01, 2008. (Agave attenuata) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr

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Agave attenuata (Fox Tail Agave) (Agave attenuata) Photo by: Cactus Art
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Habit at Kula Botanical Garden, Maui, Hawaii, USA. March 07, 2011. (Agave attenuata) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr

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Habit at Olinda, Maui, Hawaii, USA. December 25, 2006. (Agave attenuata) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr
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Ghiesbreghtia mollis (Agave attenuata) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Ghiesbreghtia mollis (Agave attenuata) Photo by: Matteo Faggion
22372 star Forest Starr & Kim Starr
Reproductive stalk at Kula, Maui, Hawaii, USA. December 01, 2006. (Agave attenuata) Photo by: Forest Starr & Kim Starr

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