Agave sisalana Perrine

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Common names: Sisal (English)
Status: Cultivated and probably naturalized
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Mozambique distribution: M
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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.

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

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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated 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
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Agave sisalana
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Agave sisalana
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Agave sisalana
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Agave sisalana
iNaturalist: Agave sisalana
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Agave sisalana
JSTOR Plant Science: Agave sisalana
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Agave sisalana
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: 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 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Agave sisalana., retrieved 24 March 2023

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