Agave vivipara L.
var. vivipara

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Agave vivipara var. vivipara

Photo: Mark Hyde
Outside Dandaro Village

Agave vivipara var. vivipara

Photo: Mark Hyde
Outside Dandaro Village

Agave vivipara var. vivipara

Photo: Mark Hyde
Outside Dandaro Village

Agave vivipara var. vivipara

Photo: Mark Hyde
Outside Dandaro Village

Agave vivipara var. vivipara

Photo: Mark Hyde
Outside Dandaro Village

Agave vivipara var. vivipara

Photo: Mark Hyde
Outside Dandaro Village

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Synonyms: Agave angustifolia Haw.
Common names: Caribbean agave (English)
Description: Medium-sized evergreen succulent plant; flowering stem 3-5 m tall. Leaves green or greyish, sometimes variegated; margin with small teeth, 2-5 mm long. Flowers 5-6.5 cm long, green to yellow, borne in clusters. Plant producing numerous plantlets on the flowering stem.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: vivipara: reproducing by plantlets which are still attached to the parent plant; viviparous
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Central America
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Literature:

Witt, A. & Luke, Q. (2017). Guide to the naturalized and invasive plants of Eastern Africa CAB International, UK. Pages 276 - 277. as Agave angustifolia (Includes a picture).

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Agave vivipara
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Agave vivipara
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Agave vivipara
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Agave vivipara
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Agave vivipara
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Agave vivipara
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Agave vivipara
iNaturalist: Agave vivipara
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Agave vivipara
JSTOR Plant Science: Agave vivipara
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Agave vivipara
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Agave vivipara
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Agave vivipara
Plants of the World Online: Agave vivipara
The Plant List (version 1.1): Agave vivipara
Tropicos: Agave vivipara
Wikipedia: Agave vivipara


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Agave vivipara var. vivipara.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=231120, retrieved 23 September 2019

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