Agave angustifolia Haw.

 
  • Family : AGAVACEAE
    (AGAVE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Asparagaceae
  • Species : Agave angustifolia
  • Synonym : Agave wightii Drumm. & Prain (Fl. Orissa vol. 3)
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Agave vivipara L.
  • Common name : Dwarf Aloe
  • Vernacular name : Kathaalai (Tam.); Balurakkasi, Kittanara, Samata (Tel.); Baramasi (Ori.)
  • Collection Nos : RRLB 1767
  • Collector(s) Name : M. Brahmam
  • Collection Date : 29/05/75
  • Collection Locality : Bhubaneswar, Khurda district, Odisha
  • Habitat : A stout rhizomatous shrub with rosetts of leaves and unbranche stipe
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : April-September
  • Native : Central America & the Caribbean
  • Comments : Often on plains and across bare drylands along the ghats. Also planted for fencing.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : KHD (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Naturalized in tropics
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Agave angustifolia. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.

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