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Agave americana L.

Synonyms

Agave spectabilis, Aloe americana

Common names

Sabbar, century plant

My notes

Likely to be a different species, A. angustifolia or Agave sisalana.

Extract from Wikipedia article

Agave americana, common names century plant, maguey or American aloe, is a species of flowering plant in the family Agavaceae, originally native to Mexico, Arizona and Texas but cultivated worldwide as an ornamental plant. It has become naturalized in many regions including the West Indies, parts of South America, the Mediterranean Basin, parts of Africa, India, China, Korea, Thailand, New Zealand, Australia and an assortment of oceanic islands.[+]

LinkMexican agaves (Agave americana) near back entrance of Texas A and M University in Education City campus. Doha, Qatar, March 26, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Education City, Ar-Rayyān, Qatar
LinkBlooming Mexican agaves (Agave americana) near back entrance of Texas A and M University in Education City campus. Doha, Qatar, March 26, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Education City, Ar-Rayyān, Qatar
LinkBlooming century plants (Agave americana) near back entrance of Texas A and M University in Education City campus. Doha, Qatar, March 26, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Education City, Ar-Rayyān, Qatar
LinkBulbils of century plant (Agave americana) near Majlis Al Taawon Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 19, 2014
Location on mapsMajlis Al Taawon St, Doha, Qatar
LinkMexican agave (Agave americana) in a park at Al Rafiei Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, March 13, 2016
Location on mapsMeshrif St, Doha, Qatar

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QNHG (Qatar Natural History Group) and associated people, for a possibility to participate in their field excursions and to learn about local nature.