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Specimen: K000524785
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Family: Agavaceae Type Status:
Current Name: Furcraea gigantea Vent. Phenology:
Collector: Goodenough Plant Parts: Leaves, Flowers/inflorescence
Collector no: s.n. Item: Sheet
Collection Date: Project: Monocot Types; Latin American Types
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Location: Plant Description:
Lat and Long: General Comments: This flowered for the first time in Europe at Kew. October & November 1793. Flower stalk was about 40 feet high, it was branched & decompound. the pot in which it grew was let down a considerable depth into the ground that it might have room to throw u
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Determination History:
Scientific Name Determiner Determination Date Type of? Determination Notes
Furcraea gigantea Vent.       
Agave tuberosa Mill.     
Furcraea geminispina Jacobi    03/11/1906 
Furcraea tuberosa (Mill.) Ait.      name crossed out.
Cite as: http://specimens.kew.org/herbarium/K000524785
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