University of Florida Herbarium
Catalog #: 227766
Occurrence ID (GUID): 3e2e3ed9-ce22-41b5-9b34-3b09f1447761
Taxon: Dasylirion wheeleri Watson ex Rothrock
Family: Ruscaceae
ID Remarks: [Orig. id.:] Dasylirion cf. wheeleri Watson ex Rothrock [Det.:] SBD
Collector: S. Barry Davis   1621   
Date: 2009-05-30
Verbatim Date: 30 May 2009
Locality: United States, Florida, Alachua, United States: Florida: Alachua County. Kanapaha Botanical Gardens; The Rock Garden. Open sunny well drained area. Same plant as Davis # 1075. Plant including the erect inflorescence ca. 12 feet tall. Leaves ca 2 cm wide, gray-green and twisted toward the tips with the abaxial surface facing upward. Newer leaves glaucous on both surfaces. Inflorescence apparently dioecious, branches of the inflorescence appear to be erect to horizontal, bottom 4 feet of the inflorescence stalk with tan bracts and no flowering branches. Flowers shedding lots of pollen, stamens with light yellow anthers and white filaments. Lat. 29.61323°N Long. 082.40755°W Datum: WGS84. S21,T10S,R19E.
29.61323  -82.40755  WGS84
Location Remarks: Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
Reproductive Condition: flowering
Preparations: Preserved herbarium specimens
Notes: [Common name:] "Sotol; Desert Spoon" --[Label footing:] Voucher for: Floristic Inventory of Kanapaha Botanical Gardens.; cultivated
Disposition: FLASCAT
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Rights Holder: University of Florida
Record ID: a8e00223-d955-4826-bce6-70cb90d8f3d0
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