List of Agave species


List of Agave species

This is a list of species, varieties and cultivars of genus "Agave".

A

*"Agave aboriginum"
*"Agave abortiva"
*"Agave abrupta"
*"Agave acicularis"
*"Agave acklinicola"
*"Agave affinis"
*"Agave × ajoensis" = "Agave schottii" var. "schottii" × "Agave deserti" var. "simplex"
*"Agave aktites"
*"Agave albescens"
*"Agave albomarginata"
*"Agave alibertii"
*"Agave aloides"
*"Agave amaniensis"
*"Agave americana" L. – American Agave, American Century Plant, Century Plant, Maguey americano
**"Agave americana" var. "americana"
**"Agave americana" var. "expansa"
**"Agave americana" var. "latifolia"
**"Agave americana" var. "marginata"
**"Agave americana" var. "medio-picta"
**"Agave americana" var. "oaxacensis"
**"Agave americana" var. "striata"
**"Agave americana" ssp. "protamericana"
*"Agave angustiarum"
*"Agave angustifolia" Haw. – Century plant, Maguey espad n
*"Agave angustissima"
*"Agave anomala"
*"Agave antillarum"
**"Agave antillarum" var. "grammontensis"
*"Agave applanata"
*"Agave arizonica" Gentry & J.H. Weber – Arizona Agave, Arizona Century Plant
*"Agave arubensis"
*"Agave aspera"
*"Agave asperrima" Jacobi – Maguey spero, Rough Century Plant
*"Agave atrovirens"
*"Agave atrovirens var. mirabilis"
*"Agave attenuata" – Swan's Neck Agave, Dragon Tree Agave, Foxtail Agave
*"Agave aurea"
*"Agave avellanidens"

B

*"Agave bahamana"
*"Agave bakeri"
*"Agave banlan"
*"Agave barbadensis"
*"Agave baxteri"
*"Agave bergeri"
*"Agave bernhardi"
*"Agave boldinghiana"
*"Agave bollii"
*"Agave botterii "
*"Agave bouchei"
*"Agave bourgaei"
*"Agave bovicornuta" – Cowhorn Agave
*"Agave braceana"
*"Agave brachystachys"
*"Agave bracteosa" – Squid Agave
*"Agave brandegeei"
*"Agave brauniana"
*"Agave breedlovei"
*"Agave brevipetala"
*"Agave breviscapa"
*"Agave brevispina"
*"Agave brittonia"
*"Agave bromeliaefolia"
*"Agave brunnea"
*"Agave bulbifera"

C

*"Agave cacozela"
*"Agave cajalbanensis"
*"Agave calderoni"
*"Agave calodonta"
*"Agave campanulata"
*"Agave cantala" Roxb. – cantala, Maguey de la India (supplies Manila-Maquey fiber)
*"Agave capensis"
*"Agave carchariodonta"
*"Agave caribaea"
*"Agave caribiicola"
*"Agave carminis"
*"Agave caroli-schmidtii"
*"Agave caymanensis" (known as Corato in the Cayman Islands)
*"Agave celsii"
*"Agave cernua"
*"Agave cerulata"
**"Agave cerulata" ssp. "subcerulata"
*"Agave chiapensis" (syn. "Agave polyacantha")
*"Agave chihuahuana"
*"Agave chinensis"
*"Agave chisosensis"
*"Agave chloracantha"
*"Agave chrysantha" Peebles – Golden Flowered Agave, Golden Flower Century Plant
*"Agave chrysoglossa"
*"Agave coccinea"
*"Agave cocui"
*"Agave coespitosa"
*"Agave colimana"
*"Agave collina"
*"Agave colorata" – Mescal ceniza
*"Agave compacta"
*"Agave complicata"
*"Agave compluviata"
*"Agave concinna"
*"Agave congesta"
*"Agave conjuncta"
*"Agave connochaetodon"
*"Agave consociata"
*"Agave convallis"
*"Agave corderoyi"
*"Agave costaricana"
*"Agave cucullata"
*"Agave cundinamarcensis"
*"Agave cupreata"

D

*"Agave dasyliriodes"
*"Agave datylio"
*"Agave davilloni"
*"Agave de-meesteriana"
*"Agave dealbata"
*"Agave deamiana"
*"Agave debilis"
*"Agave decaisneana"
*"Agave decipiens" Baker – False Sisal
*"Agave delamateri" W.C. Hodgson & L. Slauson
*"Agave densiflora"
*"Agave dentiens"
*"Agave deserti" Engelm. – Desert Century Plant, Desert Agave, Maguey de Desierto
**"Agave deserti" ssp. "simplex"
*"Agave desmettiana" Jacobi – Dwarf Century Plant, Smooth Agave (syn. "A. miradorensis")
*"Agave diacantha"
*"Agave difformis"
*"Agave disceptata"
*"Agave disjuncta"
*"Agave dissimulans"
*"Agave donnell-smithii"
*"Agave durangensis"
*"Agave dussiana"

E

*"Agave eborispina"
*"Agave echinoïdes"
*"Agave eduardi"
*"Agave eggersiana" Trel. – Eggers' Century Plant, St. Croix Agave
*"Agave ehrenbergii"
*"Agave eichlami"
*"Agave ekmani"
*"Agave elizae"
*"Agave ellemeetiana"
*"Agave endlichiana"
*"Agave engelmanni"
*"Agave entea"
*"Agave erosa"
*"Agave evadens"
*"Agave excelsa"
*"Agave expatriata"

F

*"Agave falcata"
**"Agave falcata" var. "espadina"
**"Agave falcata" var. "microcarpa"
*"Agave felgeri" – Mescalito
*"Agave felina"
*"Agave fenzliana"
*"Agave ferdinandi-regis"
*"Agave filifera" – Thread-leaf Agave
**"Agave filifera" subsp. "microceps"
*"Agave flaccida"
*"Agave flaccifolia"
*"Agave flavovirens"
*"Agave flexispina"
*"Agave fortiflora"
*"Agave fourcroydes" Lemaire – Henequen, Maguey Henequen, Mexican Sisal (supplies henequen fiber)
**"Agave fourcroydes var. espiculata"
*"Agave fragrantissima"
*"Agave franceschiana"
*"Agave franzosinii"
*"Agave friderici"
*"Agave funifera"
*"Agave funkiana" – Ixtle de Jaumave (syn. "Agave lophanta")

G

*"Agave galeottei"
*"Agave garciae-mendozae"
*"Agave geminiflora"
**"Agave geminiflora" var. "filifera"
*"Agave gentryi"
*"Agave ghiesbrechtii"
*"Agave glabra"
*"Agave glaucescens"
*"Agave goeppertiana"
*"Agave glomeruliflora" (Engelm.) Berger – Chisos Mountain Century Plant, Maguey del Bravo
*"Agave gracilipes" Trel. – Maguey de pastizal, Slimfoot Century Plant
*"Agave gracilis"
*"Agave grandibracteata"
*"Agave granulosa"
*"Agave grenadina"
*"Agave grijalvensis"
*"Agave grisea"
*"Agave guadalajarana" – Maguey chato
*"Agave guatemalensis"
*"Agave guedeneyri"
*"Agave guiengola"
*"Agave gutierreziana"
*"Agave guttata"
*"Agave gypsophila"

H

*"Agave hanburii"
*"Agave harrisii"
*"Agave hartmani"
*"Agave haseloffii"
*"Agave hauniensis"
*"Agave havardiana" Trel. – Havard's Century Plant, Chisos Agave, Maguey de Havard
*"Agave haynaldi"
*"Agave henriquesii"
*"Agave hexapetala"
*"Agave hiemiflora"
*"Agave hookeri"
*"Agave horizontalis"
*"Agave horrida"
*"Agave houghii"
*"Agave huachucaensis", Huachuca Agave, a.k.a. Agave parryi var. huachucensis
*"Agave huehueteca"
*"Agave humboldtiana"
*"Agave hurteri"

I-K

*"Agave impressa"
*"Agave inaequidens"
*"Agave inaguensis"
*"Agave indagatorum"
*"Agave ingens"
*"Agave inopinabilis"
*"Agave integrifolia"
*"Agave intermixta"
*"Agave intrepida"
*"Agave isthmensis"
*"Agave jaiboli"
*"Agave jarucoensis"
*"Agave karatto"
*"Agave kellermaniana"
*"Agave kerchovei"
*"Agave kewensis"
*"Agave kirchneriana"

L

*"Agave lagunae"
*"Agave langlassei"
*"Agave laticincta"
*"Agave latifolia"
*"Agave laurentiana"
*"Agave laxa"
*"Agave laxifolia"
*"Agave lechuguilla" Torr. – Agave lechuguilla, Lecheguilla, Lechuguilla, Maguey lechuguilla (syn. "Agave heteracantha")
*"Agave lemairei"
*"Agave lempana"
*"Agave lespinassei"
*"Agave lindleyi"
*"Agave littaeaoides"
*"Agave longipes"
*"Agave longisepala"
*"Agave lophantha" Schiede – Maguey mezortillo, Thorncrest Century Plant
*"Agave lurida"

M

*"Agave macrantha"
*"Agave macroculmis" (= "Agave gentryi") – Hardy Century Plant
*"Agave maculata"
*"Agave madagascariensis"
*"Agave mapisaga"
*"Agave margaritae"
*"Agave marmorata"
*"Agave martiana"
*"Agave maximiliana"
*"Agave maximowicziana"
*"Agave mayoensis"
*"Agave mckelveyana" Gentry – Mckelvey Agave, McKelvey's Century Plant
*"Agave medioxima"
*"Agave megalacantha"
*"Agave melanacantha"
*"Agave melliflua"
*"Agave mexicana"
*"Agave micracantha"
*"Agave millspaughii"
*"Agave minarum"
*"Agave mirabilis" See Agave atrovirens var. mirabilis
*"Agave missionum" Trel. – Corita
*"Agave mitis"
*"Agave monostachya"
*"Agave montana"
*"Agave montserratensis"
*"Agave moranii"
*"Agave morrisii"
*"Agave muilmanni"
*"Agave mulfordiana"
*"Agave multifilifera"
*"Agave multiflora"
*"Agave multilineata"
*"Agave murpheyi" F. Gibson – Maguey Bandeado, Murphey Agave, Murphey's Century Plant, Hohokam Agave

N

*"Agave nashii"
*"Agave nayaritensis"
*"Agave neglecta" Small – Wild Century Plant
*"Agave nelsoni"
*"Agave nevadensis"
*"Agave nevidis"
*"Agave newberyi"
*"Agave nickelsi"
*"Agave nissoni"
*"Agave nizandensis" – Dwarf Octopus Agave
*"Agave noli-tangere"

O

*"Agave obducta"
*"Agave oblongata"
*"Agave obscura"
*"Agave ocahui"
**"Agave ocahui" var. "longifolia"
*"Agave offoyana"
*"Agave oligophylla"
*"Agave oliverana"
*"Agave opacidens"
*"Agave orcuttiana"
*"Agave ornithobroma" – Maguey pajarito
*"Agave oroensis"
*"Agave ovatifolia"
*"Agave oweni"

P

*"Agave pachyacantha"
*"Agave pachycentra"
*"Agave pacifica"
*"Agave pallida"
*"Agave palmaris"
*"Agave palmeri" Engelm. – Maguey de tlalcoyote, Palmer Agave, Palmer Century Plant, Palmer's Century Plant
*"Agave pampaniniana"
*"Agave panamana"
*"Agave papyriocarpa"
*"Agave parryi" Engelm. – Mezcal yapavai, Parry Agave, Parry's Agave
**"Agave parryi" var. "truncata"
*"Agave parvidentata"
*"Agave parviflora" Torr. – Maguey sbari, Smallflower Agave, Smallflower Century Plant, Little Princess Agave
**"Agave parviflora" subsp. "flexiflora"
*"Agave patonii"
*"Agave paucifolia"
*"Agave paupera"
*"Agave pavoliniana"
*"Agave peacockii"
*"Agave pedrosana"
*"Agave pedunculifera"
*"Agave pelona" – Bald Agave
*"Agave perplexans"
*"Agave pes-mulae"
*"Agave petiolata"
*"Agave petrophila"
*"Agave phillipsiana"
*"Agave picta"
*"Agave planera"
*"Agave polianthiflora"
*"Agave polianthoides"
*"Agave portoricensis" Trel. – Puerto Rico Century Plant
*"Agave potatorum" – Drunkard Agave
*"Agave potosina"
*"Agave potrerana"
*"Agave prainiana"
*"Agave promontorii"
*"Agave prostrata"
*"Agave protuberans"
*"Agave pruinosa"
*"Agave pseudotequilana"
*"Agave pugioniformis"
*"Agave pulcherrima"
*"Agave pulchra"
*"Agave pumila"
*"Agave punctata"
*"Agave purpurea"
*"Agave purpusorum"
*"Agave pygmae"

Q

*"Agave quadrata"
*"Agave quiotifera"
*"Agave ragusae"
*"Agave rasconensis"
*"Agave regia"
*"Agave revoluta"
*"Agave rhodacantha"
*"Agave rigida"
*"Agave roezliana"
*"Agave rudis"
*"Agave rupicola"
**"Agave rupicola" var. "brevifolia"
**"Agave rupicola" var. "longifolia"
**"Agave rupicola" var. "rubridentata"
*"Agave rutteniae"
*"Agave rzedowskiana"

*"Agave salmdyckii"
*"Agave salmiana" – Pulque, Maguey, Maguey de montaña (syn. "Agave atrovirens")
**"Agave salmiana" var. "angustifolia"
**"Agave salmiana" var. "cochlearis"
*"Agave samalana"
*"Agave sartorii"
*"Agave scaphoidea"
*"Agave scaposa"
*"Agave scheuermaniana"
*"Agave schildigera"
*"Agave schneideriana"
*"Agave schottii" Engelm. – Maguey puercoesp n, Schott Agave, Schott's Century Plant, Shindagger, Leather Agave
**"Agave schottii" var. "serrulata"
*"Agave scolymus"
**"Agave scolymus" var. "polymorpha"
*"Agave sebastiana"
*"Agave seemanniana"
**"Agave seemanniana" var. "perscabra"
*"Agave serrulata"
*"Agave sessiliflora"
*"Agave shaferi"
*"Agave shawii" Engelm. – Coastal Agave, Maguey primavera
*"Agave shrevei"
**"Agave shrevei" ssp. "magna"
**"Agave shrevei" ssp. "matapensis"
*"Agave sicaefolia"
*"Agave simoni"
*"Agave sisalana" Perrine – Maguey de Sisal, Sisal, Sisal Hemp (syn. "Furcraea sisaliana")
*"Agave sleviniana"
*"Agave smithiana"
*"Agave sobolifera"
**"Agave sobolifera" f. "spinidentata"
*"Agave sobria"
**"Agave sobria" ssp. "frailensis"
*"Agave sordida"
*"Agave striata"
**"Agave striata" var. "mesae"
*"Agave stricta"
*"Agave stringens"
*"Agave subinermis"
*"Agave subsimplex"
*"Agave subtilis"
*"Agave subzonata"
*"Agave sullivani"

T

*"Agave tecta"
*"Agave tenuifolia"
*"Agave tenuispina"
*"Agave teopiscana"
*"Agave tequilana" A. Weber – Mezcal azul tequilero, Tequila Agave, Weber Blue Agave (gives tequila)
*"Agave terraccianoi"
*"Agave theometel"
*"Agave thomasae"
*"Agave thomsoniana"
*"Agave tigrina"
*"Agave titanota"
*"Agave todaroi"
*"Agave toneliana"
*"Agave tortispina"
*"Agave toumeyana" Trel. – Toumey Agave, Toumey's Century Plant
**"Agave toumeyana" var. "bella"
*"Agave trankeera"
*"Agave troubetskoyana"
*"Agave tubulata"
**"Agave tubulata" ssp. "brevituba"

U-V

*"Agave underwoodii"
*"Agave unguiculata"
*"Agave utahensis" Engelm. – Utah Agave
**"Agave utahensis" var. "discreta"
**"Agave utahensis" var. "nevadensis" – Clark Mountain agave
*"Agave van-grolae"
*"Agave vandervinneni"
*"Agave ventum-versa"
*"Agave vernae"
*"Agave verschaffeltii"
*"Agave vestita"
*"Agave vicina"
*"Agave victoriae-reginae" – Queen Victoria's Agave
**"Agave victoriae-reginae" f. "dentata"
**"Agave victoriae-reginae" f. "latifolia"
**"Agave victoriae-reginae" f. "longifolia"
**"Agave victoriae-reginae" f. "longispina"
**"Agave victoriae-reginae" f. "ornata"
**"Agave victoriae-reginae" f. "stolonifera"
**"Agave victoriae-reginae" f. "viridis"
**"Agave victoriae-reginae" ssp. "swobodae"
*"Agave vilmoriniana" Berger – Octopus Agave
*"Agave viridissima"
*"Agave vivipara"
**"Agave vivipara" var. "cabaiensis"
**"Agave vivipara" var. "cuebensis"
*"Agave vizcainoensis"

W-Z

*"Agave wallisii"
*"Agave warelliana"
*"Agave washingtonensis"
*"Agave watsoni"
*"Agave weberi" Cels ex Poisson – Maguey liso, Weber's Century Plant, Weber Agave
*"Agave weingartii"
*"Agave wendtii"
*"Agave wercklei"
*"Agave wiesenbergensis"
*"Agave wightii"
*"Agave wildingii"
*"Agave winteriana"
*"Agave wislizeni"
*"Agave wocomahi"
*"Agave woodrowi"
*"Agave wrightii"
*"Agave xylonacantha" Salm-Dyck – Century Plant, Maguey diente de tiburn
*"Agave yaquiana"
*"Agave yuccaefolia"
**"Agave yuccifolia" var. "caespitosa"
*"Agave zapupe"
*"Agave zebra"
*"Agave zonata"
*"Agave zuccarinii"


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