Agave attenuata Salm-Dyck

Common name

English: Lion's tail

German: Drachenbaum-Agave, Schwanenhalsagave


Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Liliopsida (370)

      Order: Asparagales (42)

        Family: Asparagaceae (28) (family description)

          Genus: Agave (4)

           Epithet: attenuata Salm-Dyck (1)

Synonym: Agave cernua A.Berger

attenuata => long, slender and tapering

cernua => drooping, nodding


Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: green, white

External links

Check for Agave attenuata at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

Search for more