Agave havardiana facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAgave havardiana
|Agave havardiana specimen in the Jardin d'oiseaux tropicaux, La Londe-les-Maures, France.|
Agave havardiana is an acaulescent species forming rosettes low to the ground, sometimes creating suckers but not forming large colonies like some other species. Leaves are up to 70 cm (28 inches) long, with teeth along the margins and at the tip. Flowering stalks can be up to 7 m (23 feet) tall, with yellow to yellow-green flowers. Fruits are dry, oblong, up to 6 cm (2.4 inches) long.
This species is under threat from habitat loss, mostly for cattle ranching.
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