EPPO Global Database

Agave salmiana(AGVSA)

Code created in: 2015-09-24

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


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