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Agave desmettiana 'Variegata' Native to Mexico. <br />
A duet of formidable spines...one will grace each leaf on this evergreen succulent. It grows as an urn-shaped rosette of elegantly curved, bright green leaves with yellow edges.<br />
Each leaf is thick, rigid, fleshy and lanceolate, up to 1 m long.<br />
Each red spine 3 cm in length. Agave,Agave desmetiana,Agave desmettiana,Asparagaceae,Asparagales,Australia,Geotagged,Macro,Smooth agave,Spikes,Summer,botany,plant,plant defence Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Agave desmettiana 'Variegata'

Native to Mexico.
A duet of formidable spines...one will grace each leaf on this evergreen succulent. It grows as an urn-shaped rosette of elegantly curved, bright green leaves with yellow edges.
Each leaf is thick, rigid, fleshy and lanceolate, up to 1 m long.
Each red spine 3 cm in length.

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  1. Beautiful composition, Ruth :) Posted 8 months ago

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Agave desmettiana is a plant in the Asparagaceae family.

Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Feb 1, 2019. Captured Jan 30, 2019 09:00 in 59 Merewether St, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/10.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO200
  • 100mm