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Agave

Agave angustifolia

Habitat:

mediteranean

Notes:

it´s a flower, not a tree


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6 Comments

the Agave belongs to the family of Asparagaceae - says Wikipedia

ErinLucy
ErinLucy 7 years ago

I used to live in Arizona and saw these frequently. They are one of the deserts wonders.

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

Wow monkey mind!! That is an interesting fact that Agave is a flower and not a tree!!

that thing, that looks like a tree, is the actual inflorescence. It can be to 12 m high. I was told, that these plants blossom once a decade, or more years.

Špela
Špela 7 years ago

Oh, and I did not know, that agava is a flower. That's odd.

Špela
Špela 7 years ago

Wonderful! :)

Primorsko-goransko županija, Croatia

Lat: 45.33, Long: 14.30

Spotted on Jul 12, 2010
Submitted on May 30, 2011

Spotted for mission

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