The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Agave polyacantha Haw. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Agave (family Asparagaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 294103) with original publication details: Saxifrag. Enum. 2: 35 1821.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Agave brauniana Jacobi Synonym H WCSP
Agave chloracantha Salm-Dyck Synonym H WCSP
Agave chloracantha var. brauniana (Jacobi) A.Terracc. Synonym L WCSP
Agave engelmannii Trel. Synonym H WCSP
Agave flaccifolia A.Berger Synonym H WCSP
Agave muilmannii Jacobi Synonym H WCSP
Agave uncinata Jacobi Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-294103, and has not been changed.