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Agave kavandivi

In 1982, Howard Scott Gentry treated three species in the group Striatae, Agave dasylirioides, Agave striata,  and Agave stricta. Previously I have written a bit about Agave striata, Agave stricta, and Agave rzedowskiana,  and will tackle another member here. The recently described Agave kavandivi from western Oaxaca brings to nine the number of species in this rapidly expanding cluster […]

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Agave rzedowskiana

In Howard Scott Gentry’s book, Agaves of Continental North America (published in 1982), the group Striatae, as defined by Baker in 1888, consists of three species, Agave dasylirioides, Agave striata, and Agave stricta. There have been several new species of agaves found and described since 1982, and the group Striatae has tripled in size and […]

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The busy month of April

Greg has a busy talk schedule in early April with four talks scheduled for California and one back in Phoenix. The first event is for the Fresno Cactus and Succulent Society on Thursday April 2 at 7:00 PM. The topic for the Fresno C&SS is one of Greg’s favorites – Agaves: Living Sculptures. This presentation […]

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