Agave cantula Roxb.

 
  • Family : AGAVACEAE
    (AGAVE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Asparagaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Agave cantala var. cantala
  • Vernacular name : Chota Guial, Guial (Marathi);
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Rare. Naturalized
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Akola district, Mumbai Suburban district, Mumbai-City district, Chandrapur district, Kolhapur district, Pune district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
    • Odisha : Cultivated
  • Native : Central America
  • World Distribution : Cultivated and naturalized
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Agave cantula. Downloaded on 14 October 2019.

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