EPPO Global Database

Agave salmiana(AGVSA)

Overview
Last modification: 2015-09-24

Basic information
  • EPPO code: AGVSA
  • Preferred name: Agave salmiana
  • Authority: Otto

Notes

Mexico. Used as an ornamental and for making the traditional Aztec beverage "pulque". The variety ferox is of uncertain origin and principally found in cultivation


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Agave ferox Koch
Agave salmiana var. ferox (Koch) Gentry