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Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Agave cantala agaveAgaveAsparagaceaeFurcraea cantala Haw.20
Agave fourcroydesHenequenAsparagaceaeAgave rigida elongata Baker Agave sullivanii Trel.01
Agave lechuguillaIxtle, ChihuahuaAsparagaceaeAgave poselgeri, Agave multilineata, Agave lophantha var. tamaulipasana, Agave lophantha var. subcanescens, Agave lophantha var. poselgeri.12
Agave murpheyiHohokam Agave, Murphey agaveAsparagaceaeNo synonyms are recorded for this name.20
Agave salmianaPulque Agave, Giant AgaveAsparagaceaeAgave atrovirens sigmatophylla A.Berger Agave coarctata Jacobi Agave cochlearis Jacobi Agave compluviata Trel. Agave jacobiana Salm-Dyck Agave lehmannii Jacobi Agave mitraeformis Jacobi Agave quiotifera Trel. ex Ochot. Agave tehuacanensis Karw. ex Salm-Dyck30
Agave sisalanaSisalAsparagaceaeAgave amaniensis Trel. & Nowell Agave rigida sisalana (Perrine) Engelm. Agave segurae D.Guillot & P.22
Agave tequilanaBlue Agave, Mescal, Tequila.AsparagaceaeAgave angustifolia tequilana (F.A.C.Weber) Valenz.-Zap. & Nabhan Agave palmaris Trel. Agave pedrosana Trel. Agave pes-mulae Trel. Agave pseudotequilana Trel.40
Agave viviparaMescal CaseroAsparagaceaeAgave vivipera (incorrect). Many.30
Asparagus abyssinicus Asparagaceae 20
Asparagus acutifolius Asparagaceae 30
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