Agave lophantha

Walker, Colin (2019). Agave lophantha. New Zealand Cactus & Succulent Journal, 72(2) pp. 15–17.


Agave lophantha is described in cultivation. It is an architectural species with prominent sharp teeth on the leaf margins, terminal spines and pale green mid stripes on the leaves. A variegated form named 'Quadricolor' is also described with leaf stripes in three shades of green with a broad yellow to cream margin. The plant forms rosettes up to 60 cm in diameter. Its flower spike is up to 4.5 m tall.

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