African Plant Database


Agave L.
Family : Agavaceae
Family (APGIII) : ASPARAGACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 323 (1753)  
 
Species
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : arid and semiarid regions
  About 200-250 species
  from SW-USA-W Panama-Caribbean-Venezuela, centred in Mexico.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 99, 295
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1997). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Gamopétales: Ericaceae à Lamiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 575
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 7: 344 (2012).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 1: 141 (1931). 
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 218 (1962).
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1976). Flora of Libya.
  • Fl. Eur. 5: 74 (1980).
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] : 234 (1981).
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ed.) (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 3 3: 492 
  • Dobignard, A. & C. Chatelain (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du Nord. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques Ville de Genève. hors-série. 1: 59,373
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Germplasm Resources Information Network
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 187877
 
Record n°187877 modified 2009-07-22
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