Agave muxii Zamudio & G.Aguilar-Gut.

, Brittonia 72(2): 154 (2020).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Brittonia; a Series of Botanical Papers. New York, NY
72(2): 154
Date of Publication
15 Apr 2020
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
S.Zamudio, G.Aguilar & B.Servín 15,155
Municipio de Landa, cerro Grande, c. 8.5 km al SE de San Juan de Los Durán
Collection Date
23 Jun 2011
Type Herbaria
holotype UAMIZ
isotype CIIDIR
isotype EBUM
isotype IBUG
isotype MEXU
isotype QMEX
isotype SLPM
isotype UAMIZ
Distribution Of Types
Querétaro (Mexico Northeast, Mexico, Northern America)

Nomenclatural Notes



doi:10.1007/s12228-020-09613-0 The specific epithet refers to Muxi, god of rain in the Teenek culture or Huasteca, a character who helps maintain the balance of wildlife and that according to cultural tradition of this town played a role important in the origin of corn.