Agave vilmoriniana Berger
RBGE Accession number:20030287
Living plants of this accession
Agave vilmoriniana, popularly known as Octopus agave, is a species of agave endemic to Mexico. It is known for its untoothed arching and twisting leaves.
Note the interesting leaf spiral, 2nd photograph
Collected in: Mexico: Sonora
Prized for its graceful foliage, Aloe vilmoriniana (Octopus Agave) is an evergreen succulent, a species of agave endemic to Mexico. It forms a solitary rosette of long, slender, grey-green leaves that arch and undulate, resembling the tentacles of an octopus.
Text & Images – Sylvie Soudan
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