Agave parryi subsp. parryi
Rosettes globose, 3.5–7.5 × 4–8.5 dm. Leaves ascending to erect, (18–) 25–65 × (4.5–) 6.5–20 cm; blade linear to lanceolate to broadly ovate; margins straight or undulate, teeth 3–7 (–8) mm, 1–2 cm apart; apical spine dark-brown to gray, acicular, 1.5–3 cm. Scape 4–6 m. Inflorescences: lateral branches 20–36, horizontal to slightly ascending. Flowers 4.3–8.1 cm; perianth pink to red in bud, yellow at anthesis, tube 6–12 mm, limb lobes erect, 13–27 × 4–6 (–7) mm; filaments inserted near rim of perianth-tube, 3.3–5.8 cm; ovary neck 6–9 mm. Capsules ovoid or oblong to obovoid, 3.5–5 cm.
sw United States, nw Mexico
Varieties 4 (3 in the flora).
The following variants are weakly differentiated but appear to have some geographic distinction. B. UllrichUllrich, B. (1992) reduced all to synonymy under Agave parryi subsp. parryi.
"broadened" is not a number."dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.