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Agave potatorum ATJAN2018/04 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)

Verschaffelt agave
Agave potatorum
Family:         Asparagaceae
Subfamily:      Agavoideae
Dr. J.S. Sarkaria Cactus Garden, Punchkula, Haryana
October 2016

Cactus for ID : 260111 : AK-2: Taken on the 28th of March,2006 at Gangajal Nursery, Nasik.

This is not a cactus but its origin is the same, the american continent, probably Mexico. It is an Agave sp. There are many species in cultivation, the most commonly known is the Agave americana, which can be seen growing in many places worldwide. The flowerstalk can be very tall and the leaves each more than a meter long.

Agave potatorum Zucc (Syn : Agave potatorum var. verschaffeltii A. Berger 1915, Agave verschaffletii)

Agave potatorum from Cactus Garden Panchkula: Agave potatorum from Cactus Park Panchkula