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Agave applanata Lem. ex Jacobi
Hamburger Garten- Blumenzeitung 20: 550 1864

Agave applanata Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
A plant from the lava bed near El Limon in highland above Jalapa, Veracruz, on about 2300 meter altitude. (MG1887.8)


See all synonyms of Agave applanata

Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Century Plant
ESTONIAN (Eesti): Tumeroheline agaav
SPANISH (Español): Socolume, Maguey de la Casa, Maguey de Ixtle

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

  • Agave applanata Lem. ex Jacobi: has very close rosettes 0,5-1(-1,8) m tall, 1-2 m in diameter. Distribution: Veracruz and adjacent Puebla (Mexico)
  • Agave applanata cv. Cream Spike (Agave patonii ''variegata'' or Agave parry cv. Merico Nishiki)Agave applanata cv. Cream Spike: is adwarf, small growing, variegated form with light blue-grey-green to olive green, leaves, with cream coloured edges and erect-spreading central spines.

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Agave applanata Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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