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(Agave spectabilis, Aloe americana)
Common names: century plant, sabbar
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.
(Dipcadi unicolor, Ornithogalum erythraeum, Uropetalon erythraeum, Uropetalon unicolor)
Common names: ansel, besailemo, bessail al maa, Brown Lily, busalamo, Hyacinthus serotinus, mesailemo, miSelmow
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