Agave sisalana Perrine

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Common names: Sisal (English) Sisal (Portuguese)
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Davies, H.F. (Undated). Alphabetical Catalogue of Plants growing in the gardens of Ewanrigg National Park, Arcturus. [Possibly not published (typed only)] Page 4.

Lock, J.M. (2008). Agavaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(1) Pages 33 - 34.

Parker, T. (2023). Common Trees of Mozambique The Tree Press, Austin, Texas, USA Pages 18 - 19. (Includes a picture).

White, F. (1962). Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia Oxford Univ. Press. Page 15.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Agave sisalana
Flora of Mozambique: Agave sisalana
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Agave sisalana
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Agave sisalana

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Agave sisalana
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Agave sisalana
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Agave sisalana
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iNaturalist: Agave sisalana
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Agave sisalana
JSTOR Plant Science: Agave sisalana
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Agave sisalana
Plants of the World Online: Agave sisalana
Tropicos: Agave sisalana
Wikipedia: Agave sisalana

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Agave sisalana., retrieved 19 July 2024

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