American Aloe

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    American Aloe @ Ichikawa zoo&botanical garden(Chiba,Japan)

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    American Aloe @ Ichikawa zoo&botanical garden(Chiba,Japan)

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    American Aloe @ Izu oshima

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    American Aloe @ Izu oshima

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    American Aloe @ Izu oshima

Basic information

Flower Name
American Aloe
Formal Name
Agave americana var. marginata
Alias
Century plant, American Aloe, Agave
Habitat
Mexico
Morph
succulents

Comment

American Aloe , scientific name: Agave americana var. marginata , is an asparagaceae Department of succulent plants native to Mexico. It is a variety of the agave (ryūzetsuran) does not contain the yellow mottle grey-green. The crowding only large leaves are usually thick, sharp spines, but more than a decade to stretch of about 10 m compound cymes hundreds of blooming and fruiting after Withers. 

General name: American Aloe , Scientific name: Agave americana var. marginata , Other name: American Aloe, Century Plant, Agave, origin: Mexico living type: succulent plants (perennials) , height: 8-10 m (when the stalk is grown), plant width: 200-300 cm, Leaf: narrow lanceolate leaves with crowding and leaf quality: thick-walled in a rosette of spines, leaf edge: serrated spine of, leaf color: gray-green, leaf width: 15 cm, leaves long:1~1.5m, 1 times monocarpic, inflorescences form: compound cymes, flower color: pale yellow, stamens color: yellow-green, anther color: yellow, rose: urn-shaped, flowering time: 10 years to blossom once every 30 years and die after fruiting, stalk height: 7-10 m, reproductive medium: Bee, moth bird, bat uses: ornamental plants, food, spirits.

Detailed information

Order
Asparagales
Family
Asparagaceae
Genus
Agave
Species
A. americana
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Double Cymes
Petal shape
Urn
Leaf type
Sword
Leaf edge
Thorn+Serrated
Flowering place
Botanic gardenfoliage plant
Color
Cream
Season
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Height
800 ~ 1000 [cm]
Diameter
5 ~ 6

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