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Overview

Distribution

Distribution: Mexico; introduced in S. Europe, N.W. Africa, Mauritius, Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka.
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Cultivated.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Description

Stem reduced, covered with leaf bases. Leaves forming a lax rosette, arching upwards, the ends drooping, 1.5-2 m, linear-oblong, widest just above the middle, neck hardly constricted; apical spine 1-1.5 cm, almost black; marginal spine broad, spreading or pointing downwards, blackish-brown. Leaves green, often glaucous sometimes with a whitish bloom, shallowly channelled.
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Elevation Range

1100 m
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Agave lurida

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Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Notes

Comments

The grey Aloe is commonly planted in the Punjab as a hedge plant and along roads. Also reported from Baluchistan (Stewart, l.c.). Fibre from the leaves is used on a small scale.
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