Agave toumeyana var. bella

Breitung

Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 32: 81, fig. 41. 1960.

Common names: Fairy-ring agave
IllustratedEndemic
Synonyms: Agave toumeyana subsp. bella (Breitung) Gentry
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 447. Mentioned on page 448, 450.

Rosettes each with 100–200 leaves at maturity, light green, flat-topped. Leaves (3–) 9–20 (–27) × 0.5–1.2 cm; margins denticulate below mid leaf. Flowers 1.6–2.1 cm; limb lobes 6.5–7 mm; filaments 1.1–1.3 cm; ovary 0.8–1.2 cm. 2n = 60.


Phenology: Flowering late spring.
Habitat: Open gravelly to rocky limestone or basalt slopes, mostly with desert scrub, chaparral, and pinyon?juniper woodlands
Elevation: 800–1700 m

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"broadened" is not a number."dm" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

pale-yellow +
longitudinal +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1.6 cm16 mm <br />0.016 m <br />) +
width +  and length +
glandular-pubescent +  and glandular +
papillate +
sharp-pointed +
James L. Reveal +  and Wendy C. Hodgson +
Breitung +
armed +  and filiferous +
light green +  and yellowish green or dark green +
convex +  and plane +
short to long +
thick +  and thin +
reflexed +, erect +  and ascending +
linear-triangular +
umbel-like +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
Fairy-ring agave +
fibrous-rooted +
800–1700 m +
conspicuous +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
1.6 cm16 mm <br />0.016 m <br /> (2.1 cm21 mm <br />0.021 m <br />) +
loculicidal +
oblong +  and ovoid +
Open gravelly to rocky limestone or basalt slopes, mostly with desert scrub, chaparral, and pinyon?juniper woodlands +
flowered +  and spicate +
paniculate +  and racemose +
pseudopetiolate +, sessile +  and simple +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (27 cm270 mm <br />0.27 m <br />) +
evergreen +
9cm;20cm +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
erect +  and incurved +
0.65 cm6.5 mm <br />0.0065 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
dentate +, serrulate +  and entire +
denticulate +
Fleshy (?) +, Firm (?) +  and Rigid (?) +
constricted +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (?) +  and 0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (?) +
cylindrical +, ovoid +  and 3-angled +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (?) +  and 1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (?) +
succulent +
not +  and articulate +
umbel-like +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (?) +
semisucculent +
Flowering late spring. +
Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) +
flat-topped +
150 cm1,500 mm <br />1.5 m <br /> (300 cm3,000 mm <br />3 m <br />) +
globose +, obovoid +  and flattened +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
brown +  and grayish +
subulate +  and filiform +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
semiwoody +
branched +, , +  and unbranched +
aboveground +
3 +  and 1 +
papillate +
exserted +  and included +
subulate +
Agave toumeyana subsp. bella +
Agave toumeyana var. bella +
Agave toumeyana +
variety +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br />) +
campanulate +
6mm;10mm +
plant +  and suckering +
polycarpic +  and monocarpic +
small;gigantic +
petal-like +