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Wild Florida Photo - Agave sp. - Agave

Agave sp.

Agave
Sisal hemp
Henequen

Not native to Florida

Matanzas Province, Cuba 02/18/19
Matanzas Province, Cuba 02/18/19
Matanzas Province, Cuba 02/18/19
Matanzas Province, Cuba 02/18/19

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The plants photographed here could be either Agave sisalana, sisal hemp, or A. fourcroydes, hehequen. These photographs were made in an abandoned agave plantation in Cuba that was overgrown with various vegetation. Both of these species are regularly cultivated for the fibers used to made cords, ropes and other products.

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Agave sp. is a member of the Agavaceae - Century-plant family.


Date record last modified: May 06, 2020


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