Zamudio Ruiz, Sergio; Sanchez Martinez, Emiliano
August 1995
Acta Botanica Mexicana;1995, Issue 32, p47
Academic Journal
Agave tenuifolia sp. nov. from Queretaro and Tamaulipas states, in eastern Mexico, is described and illustrated. It belongs to the series Striatae of subgenus Littaea, and is close to Agave striata Zucc. ssp. striata, from which it differs in its lax rosettes, few, larger and pliant, recurved leaves, and in its loose thin spike with geminate flowers.


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