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Suculentas \ Agavaceae

Agavaceae
(Hutchinson)


Etymology: Agave family.
Origin: tropical, subtropical and generally warm areas around the world

Fibre is obtained from this plant, also it is used for ornamental purpose and for the alcoholic drinks`s elaboration wich is a deep-rooted trandition in several american countries, so, this plant is of outmost importance either in the economical or social life of them.

They are plants from warmer areas around the world, with particular predominance of the American continent. It is characterized by long fibrous leaves to the point of being frequently cultivated to extract the fiber. Not all members are succulent plants, in this guide we focus on if they are. Many species are monocarpic, which means that only bloom once in your life, then dying.

the total lack of thorns or any other defensive element is appreciated.
the total lack of thorns or any other defensive element is appreciated.
This species usually macollar in various parts of the stem, especially if you cut the old leaves.
This species usually macollar in various parts of the stem, especially if you cut the old leaves.

Principales Taxones:
Agave (L. 1753)

Agave (L. 1753)

Etymology: Of the Greek "Agavos" that means admirable.
Origin: America, mainly Mexico.

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Otros Taxones:
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Herreria
Hesperaloë
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Hosta
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Manfreda
Polianthes
Prochnyanthes
Pseudobravoa
Samuela
Sansevieria
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