African Plant Database


Agave sisalana Perrine
Family : Agavaceae
Family (APGIII) : ASPARAGACEAE
Protologue : Trop. Pl. [U.S. House Representatives Rep. no. 564] 87 (1838); ex Englem., Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 3: 314, t. 2-4 (1875)
Information on the genus : Agave
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Agave rigida var. sisalana (Perrine) Engelm. (1875)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Shrub, Succulent- Ht 1 - 2 m, 4 - 9 m when in flower. Alt: 0 - 2000 m. Distribution: EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 1 (1997).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 3: 314, t. 2-4 (1875).
  • DUCELLIER, L. & R. MAIRE (1923). Végétaux adventices observés dans l'Afrique du Nord. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 14: 304-325
  • Fl. Mamora [Métro & Sauvage] : 147 (1955).
  • Fl. Afrique N. 6: 88 (1960). 
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1986). Flora of Libya. 121: 11
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, J. MATHEZ, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (2014). Flore Pratique du Maroc [vol.3] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 3: 393

Bibliography other :
  • Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., Ser. 2 3: 334, 335 (1931) 
 
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Map
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Record n°13966 modified 2009-07-22
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