Agave americana 'Marginata' (Variegated Century Plant) is a beautiful large succulent that forms slowly-clumping rosettes of gray-green…
Meaning: American; of or pertaining to America
Derivation: Compound of two words, "America" and the feminine form of the Latin suffix "-anus"
Alternative Pronunciation: a-mer-ih-KAH-na
Whereas the generic name must be unique, there are often two or more genera with the same specific epithet. The same epithet can also be used within a species for subspecies, varieties, and forms.
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Agave americana (Century Plant) is a popular succulent that forms large attractive stemless or short-stemmed rosettes of grey-green to…