Cactus for ID : 260111 : AK-2

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Aarti S. Khale

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Jan 26, 2011, 12:51:48 AM1/26/11
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Taken on the 28th of March,2006 at Gangajal Nursery,Nasik.
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Katarina

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Jan 26, 2011, 2:34:05 AM1/26/11
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This is not a cactus but its origin is the same, the american
continent, probably Mexico. It is an Agave sp. There are many species
in cultivation, the most commonly known is the Agave americana, which
can be seen growing in many places worldwide. The flowerstalk can be
very tall and the leaves each more than a meter long.

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Katarina Stenman
Sweden

On 26 Jan, 06:51, "Aarti S. Khale" <aarti.kh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Taken on the 28th of March,2006 at Gangajal Nursery,Nasik.
> Aarti
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>  Cacti-Gangajal.JPG
> 146KVisaHämta

Pankaj Kumar

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Jan 26, 2011, 7:32:17 AM1/26/11
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Those spines make me think that this could be from Agavaceae or
Asphodelaceae or in extreme case Crassulaceae!! Its just a
speculation. I dont know of any Crassulacean member with spines.
Pankaj

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tanay bose

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Jan 26, 2011, 8:41:43 AM1/26/11
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Agave potatorum Zucc (Syn : Agave potatorum var. verschaffeltii A. Berger 1915, Agave verschaffletii)

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tanay bose

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Jan 26, 2011, 8:41:43 AM1/26/11
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Agave potatorum Zucc (Syn : Agave potatorum var. verschaffeltii A. Berger 1915, Agave verschaffletii)

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