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Collection Details

Species: Agave lata Shinners

Agavaceae Agave lata Shinners
H. V. Daly 61

Collection Date: 15 June 1951
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: unknown
Institution: unknown


Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Grayson County

Locality Description: 4.7 miles south of Sherman.


Habitat Description: Upland prairie, blackland clay.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Plants up to 1 m. high; flowers with heavy spicy lilac odor; tepals, filaments & lower style heavily flecked reddish brown on yellowish ground; anthers yellow, flecked lighter reddish brown; stigma yellowish white; bract-tips and s. side of scape reddish brown. Bees attracted.

Type det. by D.I.C. 1967; also Manfreda virginia (L.) Rose (Susan Verhoek-Williams, Aug 26, 1974)

Other Data

Project: BRIT Type Specimens