Agave is a genus of succulents in the subfamily Agavoideae of the broadly circumscribed family Asparagaceae. The species are native to Mexico, southern and western United States and central and tropical South America. The name of the genus derives from the Greek word “agavos”, meaning “noble”.

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Agave americana

Agave americana

Agave americana ‘Marginata’

Agave americana ‘Marginata’

Agave attenuata

Agave attenuata

Agave attenuata 'Variegata'

Agave attenuata ‘Variegata’

Agave impressa

Agave impressa

Agave tequilana

Agave tequilana

Agave victoriae-reginae

Agave victoriae-reginae

 

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