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Agave

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Pulque

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Agave americana

agave
NOUN:   A genus of plants (scientific name: Agave) of which the chief species is the maguey or century plant. Attaining maturity, it produces a gigantic flower stem.
ETYMOLOGY:   From Ancient Greek Ἀγαυή (Agauē, “Agave”) from ἀγαυός (“noble, illustrious”).

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Agave

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
clade: Angiosperms
clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subamily: Agavoideae
Genus: Agave
Species:
 

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Red-root Amaranth (A. retroflexus) --
from Thomé
Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz
1885


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